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Pictured: Desperate Syrian refugees break through fence to Turkey to escape Isis

Photos show men, women and children climbing barbed wire fence

Thousands of desperate refugees are seen clambering through broken fences in a bid to enter Turkey as they flee from Isis forces in Syria in a harrowing set of images.

Syrians fleeing fighting between Isis and Kurdish forces made the dramatic journey at the Akcakale border in order to cross into Turkish territories.

Men, women and children mounted fences topped with barbed wire at the border.

Babies who were too young to walk were lifted by desperate parents through the crowds.

Turkey has taken in some 1.8 million Syrian refugees, since the conflict erupted in 2011.

Source: Independent

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