Civilians evacuated from Syria's Raqqa as fighting intensifies

Fighting is intensifying in Syria in a major operation to recapture areas under ISIL control.

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    Fighting is intensifying in Syria in a major operation to recapture areas under ISIL control.

    The battleground is around the cities of Raqqa and Deir Az Zor, where thousands of people are trapped.

    Syrians who managed to escape to makeshift refugee camps face shortages of food and medicine.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Hatay on the border between Syria and Turkey.


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