Number of Syrians taking shelter in Turkey drops to 7,412

According to a statement released by the Turkish Prime Ministry AFAD, a total of 29 Syrians had returned to their country in two days.

Number of Syrians taking shelter in Turkey drops to 7,412

Number of Syrian people who escaped from the violence in their country and took shelter in Turkey dropped to 7,412 on Saturday.

According to a statement released by the Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster & Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD), a total of 29 Syrians had returned to their country in two days.

The number of Syrian nationals staying at the tent-sites were 7,412 on Saturday.

A total of 16,277 Syrian citizens have crossed into Turkey so far, but 8,865 of them have returned to their country.

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: 06 Ağustos 2011, 14:16
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