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Turkey going to build a camp for Syrian refugees with a capacity of 55 thousand people in Kells

Turkey going to build a camp for Syrian refugees with a capacity of 55 thousand people in Kellsimage

09 Jul 2015

According to the emergency agency and the Department of Turkish disasters (AFAD), on Wednesday, they began building a new camp for Syrian refugees with a capacity of fifty-five thousand refugees, in the city of Kells adjacent to the Syrian border, in announcement of the officials from the Agency for one of the local channels.

This step, according to those who made it, to face a new wave of Syrian refugees flow, from areas in the north of Aleppo depending on intelligence information Turkish that «the organization of the Islamic state and in cooperation with the Assad regime, will attack on areas controlled by Syrian opposition groups north until it crossing Azaz in the northern city of Aleppo».

According to the agency, «This attack would have disastrous consequences for the inhabitants of those areas, and the crossing will see a large influx of these people, to escape the battles that will take place for control of the crossing, which will cause a humanitarian catastrophe of these refugees as the camps teeming with thousands of Syrians».

It is noteworthy that Turkey hosts more than two million Syrian refugees on its territory distributed in the Turkish cities, and 25 camps along the border between the two countries, where Kells City alone hosts more than 120 thousand Syrians, fled from the fighting in their country.

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