Over 860 refugees from Jordan and Lebanon returned to Syria within 24 hours

More than 860 refugees returned to Syria from foreign territories in the past 24 hours, according to the information bulletin of the reception, distribution and accommodation center, published on the website of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

“During the past day 862 refugees returned to the Syrian Arab Republic from the territories of foreign countries, including 281 from Lebanon through checkpoints “Jeidet Yabus”, “Tell Kalah” (women – 85, children – 143), from Jordan through checkpoint “Nasib” – 581 people (women – 174, children – 296)”, –  the report says.

It is noted that no refugees were withdrawn to their places of permanent residence within 24 hours.

It is added that engineering units of the Syrian Armed Forces have carried out demining tasks in the settlements of Duma (Damascus province), Jassim and al-Harra (Deraa province). In one day, 2.1 hectares of land were cleared of mines and 35 explosive ordnance items were discovered and destroyed.