Syria

UN Says Number of Children Who Have Fled Syria Has Reached the 1 Million Mark

2 million children are displaced within Syria

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UN agencies say the number of children forced to flee Syria has reached one million, describing the figure as "a shameful milestone".

The UN's refugee agency and Unicef say a further two million children are displaced within the country.

More than 100,000 people have been killed in the conflict, according to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

He has also called for an investigation "without delay" into the recent alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus.