More Syrian refugees fleeing to Lebanon, report


Shooting was heard in ​Tel Kalakh in Syria , an area that is very close to the northern Lebanese borders, residents of Wadi Khaled in Lebanon reported Sunday afternoon.

The residents of Wadi Khaled reported seeing many Syrians fleeing towards Lebanon as a result of the shooting

It is not yet clear whether the shooting this time was related to the current uprising in Syria.

Hundreds of Syrians fled to northern Lebanon last week on foot after they said unrest broke out in Tel Kalakh.

“They are terrorizing the town,” said Ammar, a 33-year-old taxi driver. “The people are living in fear there.”

The stories told by the frightened refugees of Tel Kalakh highlight the repressive tactics used by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime as it struggles to stifle a pro-democracy uprising. against his family’s 40-year rule.