In Pictures: Syrian refugees in Turkey - Al Jazeera English

In Pictures: Syrian refugees in Turkey

More than 102,000 refugees are being hosted in camps in Turkey, with winter approaching many are eager to return home.

Matthew Cassel |

As fighting between the government and opposition groups continues inside Syria, the number of refugees fleeing the violence has increased.

So far, around 350,000 Syrian refugees have registered or are waiting to register with either the UN refugee agency or governments in neighbouring countries like Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq, where they've fled to.

In Turkey the number of Syrian refugees is now greater than 102,000. And with winter approaching and no indication that things will improve inside Syria, many refugees are becoming increasing frustrated and eager to return home.

The following images were taken in the Islahiyeh and Kilis refugee camps in southern Turkey.

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