Syrian snowstorm survivors urge Lebanon 'to open the border'

Seventeen refugees froze to death while illegally trying to cross into Lebanon along a well-known people-smuggling route last week.

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    Syrians who survived a deadly snowstorm along the country's mountainous border are calling on the Lebanese government to open its doors to refugees.

    Seventeen refugees froze to death while illegally crossing into Lebanon along a well-known people-smuggling route last week.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from the Bekaa Valley.


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