Middle East

Over 60,000 people have fled Baghouz: SDF

A man carries a child as he walks with a boy and girl wearing a niqab (full face veil) alongside others said to be members of the Islamic State (IS) group by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), exiting from the village of Baghouz in the eastern Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, on March 14, 2019. / AFP / Delil souleiman

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 18, 2019, on page 7.




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