Over 530,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Beirut, June 16 (IANS) The UN Higher Council for Refugees said Sunday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country to Lebanon has exceeded 530,000.

Jun 16 2013, 4:18am CDT | by

Over 530,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon
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Beirut, June 16 — The UN Higher Council for Refugees said Sunday that the number of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country to Lebanon has exceeded 530,000.

In its latest report on Syrian refugees, the UN agency said more than 455,000 have registered with UN offices in Lebanon while over 75,000 were waiting for their registration process to get over, reports Xinhua.

Lebanon has urged the international community to help bear its burden of hosting the Syrian refugees, who are expected to exceed one million by the end of the year.

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