The al-Hol camp is roughly two-thirds children and one-third mothers, Peter Maurer said [Issam Abdallah/Reuters]

Hundreds of unaccompanied children are living in a camp in northeast Syria overwhelmed with people who fled the last battlefields of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said.

The children are living without their parents at the al-Hol camp in the Hasakah province, which houses between 80,000 and 100,000 people.

“Our top priority at the present moment is to identify the unaccompanied children, to notify the governments that we have found children without parents, and to see whether somewhere from China to Argentina there is family of unaccompanied children to which

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