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1m Syrian children are refugees

The number of Syrian children forced to flee their homeland as refugees has hit one million, a charity warned.

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Newborns among Syrian refugees treated by doctors

Newborn babies are among thousands of refugees being treated by aid workers after fleeing the Syrian conflict into Iraqi Kurdistan.

More than 42,300 Syrians have crossed the border since it reopened on August 15, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said, receiving water and care before being transferred to refugee camps.

A baby is treated by international aid workers from MSF, otherwise known as Doctors Without Borders. Credit: MSF/PA Wire
MSF said: "The majority of patients are children, pregnant women and mothers who are suffering from moderate dehydration." Credit: MSF/PA Wire

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