Over 235,000 people evacuated due to violence in northwestern Syria

Nearly two million 35 thousand people have fled their homes in the last two weeks due to fighting in Syria's northwest, the UN has said.

The country has suffered a major disaster due to civil war and terrorist attacks. The war against the militants has intensified in the second largest city, Idlib. As a result, people have been evacuated from Marat al-Numan in southern Idlib from 12 to 25 December. Almost that area is empty.

According to the United Nations Human Rights Unit, 2 million 35 thousand people have fled their homes. The Syrian army, with the help of the Russian Air Force, is carrying out heavy attacks in Idlib.