This development comes after Syrian warplanes staged two raids on Wednesday on the al-Maslaha area, also near the border town of Arsal.
Arsal and the surrounding areas have come under frequent Syrian raids in recent months. Damascus says the airstrikes are targeting “terrorists” fleeing the Syrian region of Qalamoun.
Ever since the Syrian revolt erupted in March 2011
Arsal has become a key conduit for refugees and wounded people fleeing strife-torn Syria, ever since the Syrian revolt erupted in March 2011