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Turkey rounded up more than 300 Syrian refugees in Ankara Friday, tearing down makeshift shelters, eyewitnesses said, in what authorities described as an operation to send vulnerable families to camps as winter temperatures plunge.Turkey has removed 3,000 refugees nationwide and sent them to a specially built camp in Gaziantep in the southeast, Dogan Eskinat, spokesman for Turkey's disaster management agency AFAD told Reuters, without giving a time frame. He said the aim was to ensure that only those able to sustain themselves remained outside of the camps.AFAD says Turkey hosts 1.7 million Syrian refugees, of whom 230,000 are in camps with access to facilities such as schools, supermarkets and even cinemas.
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