HATAY, Turkey 

The UN dispatched 106 truckloads of humanitarian aid Tuesday to the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib.

Trucks passed through the Cilvegozu border gate in Hatay province, Turkey, and aid will be distributed to residents in urban areas Idlib, as well as the surrounding countryside which have been subjected to years of devastating attacks by the Bashar al-Assad regime and allies, triggering a wave of 1 million refugees.

The war in Syria started in early 2011 when the regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests. ,

Hundreds of thousands of people have since been killed and more than 10 million

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