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Gulf Today Report
Around 100 tents were destroyed in a fire at one of the refugee camps in Lebanon on Wednesday.
According to local media reports the tragic incident happened at Al Wafa refugee camp in Lebanon's Arsal region, northeast of Beirut.
Fire left about 100 Syrian families out of shelter.
Around 1.5 million Syrians have taken refuge in neighbouring Lebanon.
Refugees fleeing Syria conflict are in desparate condition as they suffer tough living conditions at camps.
Few countries would like to face the conditions Lebanon is facing at the moment. It is a nation virtually under siege, bearing the brunt of economic and, due to the pandemic, health woes. It has been battered by economic ruin, suffering from a dire
School closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have left nearly 1.6 billion children and youth out of school around the world, while the cascading economic impacts are anticipated to force millions more to drop out.
The National News Agency reported that the fire followed an "altercation" between a member of a Lebanese family and "Syrian workers". Other youths from the Lebanese family then "set fire to some of the refugees' tents", the NNA added.
Forest fires in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon have killed three people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said.
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