Almost a thousand refugees come back to Syria in 24 hours

More than 400 people came back 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.

Almost a thousand refugees come back to Syria in 24 hours


“Over the past day, 975 refugees came back to the Syrian Arab Republic from the territories of foreign states, including  those from Lebanon through the checkpoints “Jade-Yabus”, “Tell-Kalah” – 402 people (120 women, children 205) and from Jordan – 573 people (172 women, 292 children) through the Nasib checkpoint”, – the bulletin says.

It is noted that eight refugees returned to places of permanent residence within the country during the last 24 hours.

It is added that the engineering units of the Syrian Armed Forces completed the tasks of clearing the terrain and facilities in El Harra, Jashim (province of Deraa) and the Duma (province of Damascus) in a day. During the day, specialists cleared 2.8 hectares of territory, 36 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.

* – terrorist organization banned in Russia


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