FILE - This Saturday, July 21, 2012 citizen journalist file image shows Syrians walking past destroyed vehicles after fighting between rebels and Syrian troops in the Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in south Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo, File)
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Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after ISIS seized large parts of it, a Palestinian official told AFP Sunday.The group said at least 26 people, including civilians as well as fighters from ISIS and Palestinian factions, had been killed in the camp since Wednesday.ISIS fighters attacked the camp Wednesday, and were initially largely repelled, but were subsequently able to capture large parts of it.Palestinian officials have accused Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front of helping ISIS to enter the camp.
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