5,000 people fleeing Syria daily as fighting rages on, U.N. says

By Raja Abdulrahim and Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times Published: February 9, 2013
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BEIRUT — Intense fighting between Syrian government forces and opposition fighters continued around Damascus, the capital, on Friday, and U.N. officials said some 5,000 people are now fleeing the country daily.

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