34,000 Syrian refugees reach Lebanon: UN

July 29th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS  

Beirut, July 29 (IANS) Nearly 34,000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Lebanon, after fleeing the clashes in their country, the UN agency for refugees said.

“There are currently nearly 34,000 Syrian refugees receiving aid in Lebanon through the efforts exerted by the Lebanese cabinet and its UN and non-governmental organization partners,” Xinhua quoted a statement from the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as saying.

According to the statement, 31,596 Syrians have been registered with the UNHCR.

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