Residents of the besieged Palestinian camp of Yarmouk, queue to receive food supplies, Syria, Jan. 31, 2014. (AP Photo/UNRWA)
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"Fighters from ISIS launched an assault this morning on Yarmouk and they took over the majority of the camp," said Anwar Abdel Hadi, director of political affairs for the Palestine Liberation Organization in Damascus.Fighting was continuing inside the camp, he said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based activist group, said ISIS was in control of a "large part" of the camp after fighting with Palestinian groups also opposed to President Bashar Assad's regime.
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