Syrian opposition fully controls part of Idlib city

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Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 25 / Trend A.Tagiyeva /

The Syrian opposition announced full control over a part of Idlib city on Tuesday, the Turkish Anadolu agency reported.

Kharim, which is the largest area of Idlib city located close to the Turkish border moved under control of the opposition forces.

Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.

According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.

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