Withdrawal of US troops in Syria underway

The extraction of American troops is expected to take weeks, but as the fighting on the ground escalates, some units may have to leave sooner.
1:03 | 10/15/19

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We go to Ian Pannell with more on the withdrawal of American troops from that region. Good morning, Ian. Reporter: Yeah, good morning, robin. That's right. That withdrawal is now under way of most U.S. Troops from Syria and start to see men and equipment move out. These images from this morning appear to show U.S. Forces either pulling back away from the fighting or starting to head out. The extraction expected to take weeks but as the fighting on the ground escalates some units may have to leave sooner. Both regime and Turkish troops are squaring off in key border area under heavy bombardment. Without a cease-fire there could be a major clash. Meanwhile the humanitarian situation just gets worse with many hospitals now packed full of wounded civilians desperate for help and seeing heartbreaking images of injured kids there and this morning whole families are now forced to move home to the desert to try to find somewhere safe, anywhere safe from the front line, a dire situation for the people that were our allies just until a few days ago, Cecilia. So many sad images coming in. We turn to that police

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