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Islamic State Ravages Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria | News | teleSUR English


Islamic State Ravages Palestinian Refugee Camp in Syria | News | teleSUR English: The battle inside the camp, which is a southern suburb of Damascus, has been raging since April 7.

"It is distressing to see yet another episode of extreme trauma and suffering imposed on civilians in Yarmouk. The continuous, highly intense fighting is not only causing civilian casualties and fatalities, but has also acutely aggravated shortages of food and clean water for the approximately 6,000 civilian families residing inside Yarmouk," Gunness continued.

According to the Jafra Foundation for Relief and Youth Development, a human rights organization founded inside Yarmouk in 2002, "the clashes have led to the division of the Camp, with ISIS controlling most of the camp, besieging Jabhat al-Nusra in small areas. Most importantly, 2,500 families are trapped inside their homes."

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