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Afrin residents say Syrian 'curse' has arrived as war hits Kurdish enclave

Incursion into border enclave splits conflict into new direction for already displaced refugees When war reached Afrin last week, it arrived with what its Kurdish residents described as a “curse” that could consume the city and spin the Syrian conflict into yet another dangerous direction. The clashes that have followed Turkey’s incursion into the border enclave have killed dozens – many of them civilians – wounded several hundred, and led thousands of locals and displaced refugees to flee across ravaged, lawless lands to the south and east.
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