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What does this sentence and "come as" mean?

Details of the slaughter of chickens,ducks ,geese and pigeons come as the city prepares to temporarily close all its
live poultry markets.

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Base language: English
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    Come as is not a phrase, it is two separate words.
    If you break it up it might make more sense:
    Details (of ...) come as (it) prepares to (...) - So the information comes in at the same time as the city prepares.
    The details are of the killing of animals. The city is closing the markets.
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    as gary says - try putting a comma or a mental pause between the two words ... but sometimes you can say 'come as you please' = 'come, but dress however you like'

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