Syrians from Qusayr escape to Lebanon

Despite dangers of the journey, UN says more than 3,000 people from besieged town have crossed the border.

    Residents of the Syrian town of Qusayr have been caught up in fighting between rebels and regime forces trying to retake the town.

    Despite the dangers of the journey, the United Nations say more than 3,000 people from Qusayr have managed to cross into Lebanon.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Tripoli in eastern Lebanon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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