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Syria's civilian misery

4:49am BST - 01:33

The U.N condemns Syria's refusal to deliver aid to thousands while those who have fled the fighting face a different kind of battle to survive. Paul Chapman reports.

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These pictures uploaded to a social media website are said to have been shot in Aleppo on Tuesday. The Syrian army's promising to implement what it called a regime of calm in the city starting on Thursday in recognition of a new ceasefire deal. It's blaming rebel groups for a surge in fighting in recent days that's wrecked the first major ceasefire of Syria's five-year war. Despite the latest truce Syria's government says it won't deliver aid to hundreds of thousands of desperate people including many in Aleppo. The United Nations says it's an outrage. (SOUNDBITE)(English) JAN EGELUND, U.N. HUMANITARIAN ADVISOR, SAYING: "It's a disgrace to see that while the population of Aleppo is bleeding their options to flee have never been more difficult than now." For those who have fled, life on the Jordanian border is a new kind of hell. Only 300 refugees have been allowed through after months of delays blamed on security checks. (SOUNDBITE)(Arabic) UM NIMER, SYRIAN REFUGEE, SAYING: "We escaped from Islamic State, their rules and regulations are hard to live by, we were not okay with them. Before, it's true there were classes and so on but at least we were safe. As soon as Islamic State arrived they started slaughtering people." Another 60, 000 Syrians are waiting to cross the border in conditions deteriorating by the day.

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Syria's civilian misery

4:49am BST - 01:33