BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – Another batch of refugees have left eastern Lebanon for Syria, the Lebanese General Security Forces reported on Sunday.
Citing the General Security Forces, the National News Agency (NNA) of Lebanon reported that two buses carrying at least 67 refugees had left the city of ‘Arsal for the Qalamoun region of Syria.
Furthermore, another 42 refugees would also leave ‘Arsal later in the day, the National News Agency reported.
The repatriation is being followed-up in coordination with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The first 600 refugees left the camps in rural ‘Arsal last week; they were welcomed at the newly established camps in the Qalamoun region of Damascus.