Syrian children tell harrowing stories of death and destruction as trauma crisis threatens country's future

As the Syrian civil war enters its sixth year of bloodshed, thousands of children are losing their parents, their education and their homes.

Many remember nothing before the brutal conflict, which is leaving invisible scars on those fleeing fighting, bombardment and the atrocities committed by Isis.

A study by Save the Children warns that the situation was at a “tipping point” for mental health, with drastic intervention needed to help the youngest and most vulnerable Syrians who will be charged with rebuilding the country.

Even those who have fled to safety with their families as refugees are suffering “toxic stress”,

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