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Syria war puts strain on Iraqi border

With military action looming against Assad's regime, impact on country's borders is becoming a major concern.

Last Modified: 08 Sep 2013 09:33
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With international military action looming against Syria, the impact on the country's borders is becoming a major concern.

So far over 54,000 refugees from Syria have crossed into northern Iraq.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from the Iraqi-Syrian border.

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