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Gunmen kidnap Red Cross workers in war-ravaged Syria

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Gunmen have abducted seven International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent staff in Idlib province, one of the main theatres of Syria's brutal war, the ICRC said. 

An opposition fighter guards a post on the front line in the Jubaila neighbourhood of Syria's northeastern city of Deir Ezzor, on October 13, 2013

It came as two suicide car bombings blasted Damascus, and as the ICRC and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) evacuated thousands of people from a suburb of the capital that the army has besieged for months.

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