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Syrian refugees escape to Lebanon's Arsal

Thousands of Syrians have crossed the border into neighbouring Lebanon as violence in their home country continues.

Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 05:44
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Thousands of refugees have been escaping the fighting in Syria, and many of them have been trying to go to Arsal, across the border in Lebanon.

It is a hazardous trip and it is not just civilians who are making the journey.
 
Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from the Lebanon-Syria border.

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