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24 Million Children At Risk In Mideast Conflicts, Says UNICEF

"Beyond the bombs, bullets and explosions, countless children are dying in silence from diseases that could easily be prevented and treated," the group reports.
Children watch U.S. forces in the village of Darbasiyah, Syria, on Apr.29. A UNICEF report on Monday put the number of children at risk in Mideast and North Africa conflicts at 24 million. / APTV / Shutterstock.com

Conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa are putting over 24 million children at risk, according to alarming new research by the UN Children's Fund.

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