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Airstrikes create new crisis for a quarter million Syrians

Clip: 07/04/2018 | 4m 34s

More than 270,000 Syrians have fled for their lives in the last few weeks. For them, walking for hours to a desolate corner of the desert and waiting for help that is not arriving is still safer than staying at home. Massive airstrikes by Russian jets and a trail of destruction left by Syrian and Iranian-backed troops have turned the once rebel-held Dara'a into a ghost town. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 07/04/18

Rating: NR

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