Syrian Conflict Reaches Grim Milestone: Two Million Refugees and Counting

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More than 2 million Syrians are now refugees.

The United Nations says that number is climbing faster than ever since the conflict in Syria began two and a half years ago.

Melissa Fleming with the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Geneva says this is a grim milestone.

"Violence and danger have driven 2 million people across international borders, that's a reflection that things are really bad in a country that is hemorrhaging it's people."

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Fleming about the refugee crisis in Syria.

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