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UN warns of war crime as Damascus water crisis worsens

By Al Jazeera
06 January 2017   |   10:57 am
The UN is warning that the sabotage of water supplies near the Syrian capital amounts to a war crime. The main water source for Damascus has been cut off as fighting rages on in Wadi Barada.

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