Assyrian refugees begin streaming into Lebanon

March 3, 2015 10:45 AM

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Assyrian refugees begin streaming into Lebanon

BEIRUT: More than a dozen Assyrian Christians fleeing an onslaught by ISIS in northeastern Syria have entered Lebanon since Monday night, a General Security official told The Daily Star.

Gen. Nabil Hannoun Tuesday also refuted allegations that the fleeing families had been blocked or prevented from crossing into Lebanon.

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