70,000 Syrian refugees stranded in ‘buffer zone’


Thousands of displaced Syrians are trapped between sand berms on the border with Jordan, denied entry—facing hostile soliders on either side, receiving no aid. A plan drawn up by the UN and Jordan's military calls for establishing a new aid distribution point deeper into the "demilitarized zone," forcing the refugees to retreat away from the Jordanian border, and possibly back into Syrian territory—closer to the forces they fled. 

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