Refugees return to Lebanon camp

The army has allowed 400 families to return to a part of the Nahr el-Bared camp.

    At least 400 people died in the fighting between the Lebanese army and Fatah al-Islam [AFP]
    This week, the Lebanese army allowed 400 families to return to a part of the seafront camp that experienced the least destruction during clashes.
     
    Unrwa said 100 families would return each day and would be given emergency provisions including mattresses, pillows, kitchen items and food.
     
    At least 400 people died during the intense fighting at the camp, including 168 troops.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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