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Syria’s war: Generations of children deprived of education

As the war in Syria joins the longest and deadliest in history, tens of thousands of children are missing out on an education. Instead, many are forced to find work to support their families, where they face abuse and exploitation.

As the war in Syria joins the longest and deadliest in history, tens of thousands of children are missing out on an education. Instead, many are forced to find work to support their families, where they face abuse and exploitation.

“Warplanes destroy buildings. I can’t go to school. I sell clothes, so that I can help my parents and my brothers and sisters,” said Mohammad Khayr.

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Hatay in southern Turkey.