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Thousands flee Syrian town as "major assault" looms

By Reuters | Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:50 PM
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(Adds death toll since start of talks, chemical weapons)

* U.N. voices fears for town of Yabroud

* Bombing and shelling may precede ground assault

* Families flee across border to Lebanon

* Peace talks in Geneva make little progress

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Thousands of people have fled a rebel-held town in Syria after it was bombed and shelled in an...

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