At least 90 Syrian refugees repatriated from Lebanon – Russian defence ministry
By Fatima Sule [NAN]
At least 90 Syrian refugees have returned home from Lebanon in the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry centre for Syrian reconciliation said on Wednesday.
The ministry reported that another 88 Syrian refugees, including 27 women and 45 children, had come back from Lebanon in the last 24 hours through the Jaydet-Yabus and Tell-Kalah checkpoints.
Engineering troops from the Syrian armed forces cleared 2.5 hectares (6.1 acres) of territory in the provinces of Damascus and Daraa over the past day, discovering and defusing five explosive devices, the ministry stated. (Sputnik/NAN)