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KRG received 6,000 refugees from Syria so far: BCF


The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has so far received nearly 6,000 refugees from the Syrian Kurdistan, as Turkey continues its bombardments against the Kurdish forces in northeast of Syria.

The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) said in a statement on Monday that there are currently a total of 5,833 Syrian refugees based in Bardarash camp, near capital Erbil.

It explained that the majority of refugees are women and children, who are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, including "milk and clean water.


Turkey has begun an offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria, and despite an agreement between Washington and Ankara on a ceasefire in the region, Turkey has not paused its military campaign yet.