Published by TIMESOFISRAEL.COM
Summary generated on August 13, 2020
At least 8 children die in Syria camp for IS wives, kids.
At least eight children under the age of 5 have died in recent days from health problems linked to the dire conditions in a camp in northern Syria housing tens of thousands of female supporters of the Islamic State group and their children, the UN says.
The UN children's agency says the eight died between August 6-10 from malnutrition or dehydration from diarrhea.
It says nearly 40,000 children from 60 countries languish at the al-Hol camp.
The detainees at al-Hol mainly consist of the wives of IS fighters and their children, who were captured or surrendered to Kurdish forces.