More than 30,000 displaced in Syria’s Idlib in latest offensive: U.N.

September 10, 2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) – More than 30,000 people have been displaced within rebel-held northwest Syria by bombardment by Syrian government and allied forces which began last week, a United Nations official told Reuters on Monday.

“As of 9 Sept. 30,542 people have been displaced from northwest Syria, moving to different areas across Idlib,” David Swanson, spokesman for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said.

(Writing by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

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