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Thousands of Refugees Flee ISIS Controlled Regions of Syria

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TOPSHOTS A Syrian Kurdish woman crosses the border between Syria and Turkey at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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TOPSHOTS Syrian Kurds cross the border between Syria and Turkey at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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TOPSHOTS Syrian Kurds carry their belongings as they cross the border between Syria and Turkey at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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epa04413302 Syrian refugees cross the Syrian-Turkish border near Sanliurfa, Turkey, 23 September 2014. The Islamic State assault against dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria could create a mass exodus, with up to 400,000 seeking refuge in neighbouring Turkey, a United Nations official warned. According to Turkish authorities, 138,000 Kurdish Syrians have poured into the country since late last week. It is unclear if the entire population of the region will ultimately end up fleeing. EPA/ULAS YUNUS TOSUN
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A Syrian Kurdish child cries as Turkish police search their bags after crossing the border between Syria and Turkey at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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Syrian Kurds children cross the border between Syria and Turkey at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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A Syrian child receives a vaccine at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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Syrian Kurdish children run after they received bread near the Syrian border at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 23, 2014. The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that as many as 400,000 people may flee to Turkey from Syria's Kurdish region to escape attacks by the Islamic State group. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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SANLIURFA, TURKEY - SEPTEMBER 22: (TURKEY OUT) Syrian refugees wait to cross into Turkey at the border September 22, 2014 near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. The Turkish deputy Prime Minister said some 60,000 Syrian had fled across the border as Islamic State (IS) militants shelled villages close to the border. On Friday Sept. 19, after permission was granted from Ankara, Turkey opened part of its border to Syria to the refugees. (Photo by Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***
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TOPSHOTS A Syrian Kurdish refugee waits after crossing the border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014. Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flooded into Turkey on September 20, fleeing an onslaught by the jihadist Islamic State group that prompted an appeal for international intervention. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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epa04411418 Syrians refugees wait near the Turkish-Syrian border after fleeing Syria, near Sanliurfa, Turkey, 21 September 2014. Nearly 100,000 Syrian Kurds fleeing the Islamic State militant group have crossed into Turkey in the past three days, a UN official said. EPA/ULAS YUNUS TOSUN
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TOPSHOTS Kurdish protesters throw stones at Turkish soldiers during clashes near the Syrian border after Turkish authorities temporarily closed the border at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014. Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flooded into Turkey on Saturday, fleeing an onslaught by the jihadist Islamic State group that prompted an appeal for international intervention. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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TOPSHOTS Kurdish people clash with Turkish soldiers near the Syrian border after Turkish authorities temporarily closed the border at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014. Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flooded into Turkey on Saturday, fleeing an onslaught by the jihadist Islamic State group that prompted an appeal for international intervention. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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TOPSHOTS A man carries an elderly Syrian Kurd after they crossed the border between Syria and Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, on September 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrian Kurds began crossing into Turkey on September 19 fleeing Islamic State fighters who advanced into their villages, prompting warnings of massacres from Kurdish leaders. Turkey on September 19 reopened its border with Syria to Kurds fleeing Islamic State (IS) militants, saying a "worst-case scenario" could drive as many as 100,000 more refugees into the country. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images
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