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Meet the Syrian who saved cats from regime shelling

A group of volunteers is providing shelter for animals that were wounded due to the shelling or those abandoned by their owners and putting them in a sanctuary that was built in Idlib in northern Syria.

IDLIB, Syria — Not just Syrians have been suffering from the Syrian regime bombardments during the country's civil war; a large number of animals have perished across Syria, too.

In a first step in Syria to save the animals affected by the shelling or abandoned by their owners, a number of volunteers, including a veterinarian, have established an animal sanctuary in the city of Idlib, which is under the control of the armed opposition factions. 

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