9,232 Syrians in Turkish camps return home so far

A total of 16,335 Syrian citizens have crossed into Turkey so far and 9,232 of them have returned to their country later.

9,232 Syrians in Turkish camps return home so far

Number of Syrian people who fled violence and took shelter in Turkey was announced as 7,103 on Saturday.

According to a statement released by the Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster & Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD), 63 Syrians returned to their country while 15 others came to Turkey on August 12 and 13.

A total of 16,335 Syrian citizens have crossed into Turkey so far and 9,232 of them have returned to their country later.

Syrians are staying in six temporary tent-sites set up by Turkish Red Crescent in Altinozu, Yayladagi, Reyhanli towns and Apaydin village of Turkey's southern province of Hatay.

Hundreds of people have been killed during pro-democracy protests in Syria since January 2011.

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Last Mod: 13 Ağustos 2011, 17:07
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