Syria: Kurdish fighters battle ISIL in its last controlled area

More than 24,000 people have been displaced in a matter of weeks.

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    The battle for one of the last ISIL-controlled pockets of northern Syria has displaced tens of thousands of people.

    The US-backed Kurdish forces have been fighting the armed group in Deir Az Zor. Humanitarian workers say fleeing civilians are in desperate need of assistance.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Gaziantep, on the Turkish-Syrian border.


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