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Syrian refugees arrive in northern Iraq

Resources stretched as more Syrian Kurds take shelter in camps across Iraqi Kurdistan.

Last Modified: 22 Aug 2013 11:41
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Syrian Kurds continue to come across the border into northern Iraq.

Some 31,000 have made the journey since the border was opened on Thursday. They are being housed in camps across Iraqi Kurdistan, but conditions are far from perfect.

Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports from Erbil, Iraq.

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