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Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns are seen at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns are seen at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns are seen at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout
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People queue to buy bread at a local bakery at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

People queue to buy bread at a local bakery at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

People queue to buy bread at a local bakery at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout
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People queue to buy bread at a local bakery at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. Picture taken December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

People queue to buy bread at a local bakery at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. Picture taken December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

People queue to buy bread at a local bakery at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. Picture taken December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns are seen at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns are seen at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns are seen at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns hang their laundry at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns hang their laundry at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Syrian refugees fleeing violence in their towns hang their laundry at their temporary home in a school at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Children stand on a house damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet of forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. Picture taken December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout

Children stand on a house damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet of forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. Picture taken December 17, 2012....more

Children stand on a house damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet of forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Tel Abyed near Hasaka December 17, 2012. Picture taken December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Abdullah/Shaam News Network/Handout
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