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Civilians scarred by trauma of Syrian war
Many are unable to find a safe haven and are stuck in what is essentially an open battlefield.
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2012 20:04

There is a major battle taking place west of Aleppo near the city of al Atarib.

An alliance of rebel brigades started an offensive on a government battalion known as Force 46 more than a week ago. But civilians are trapped, unable to find a safe haven and stuck in what is essentially an open battlefield.

Our correspondent Andrew Simmons gained exclusive access to the fighters and a field hospital near al Atarib.

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