More than 400 people returned from Lebanon to Syria in a day, more than 550 refugees arrived from Jordan, follows from the newsletter of the refugee reception, distribution and accommodation Center, published on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
“Over the past day, 994 refugees returned to the Syrian Arab Republic from the territories of foreign states, including 437 people from Lebanon through the Jaydet-Yabus and Tell-Kalah checkpoints (132 women, 223 children), from Jordan 557 people (167 women, 284 children) through the Nasib checkpoint”, -the bulletin says.
It is noted that 25 refugees returned to their places of permanent residence during the day.
It is added that the engineering units of the Syrian Armed Forces per day carried out the tasks of clearing the terrain and facilities in El Harra, Jasim and the Duma. During the day, specialists cleared 2.8 hectares of territory, 27 explosive objects were discovered and destroyed.
The armed conflict in Syria has been ongoing since 2011. At the end of 2017, a victory was announced over the ISIS terrorist group in Syria and Iraq. In some areas of the country, stripping from militants continues. At the moment, a political settlement, the restoration of Syria, and the return of refugees are in the forefront.