Syrians arrested for Crossing Lebanese Border Illegally

The Lebanese Army raided encampments in the northern Lebanon town of Zgharta, the state-run National News Agency reported.

14 undocumented Syrian refugees were arrested, they were suspected of having crossed the border illegally.

According to the National News Agency, The army also impounded two pick-up trucks, a minivan and several motorbikes in the same raid.

A 2016 UNHCR report, an official update of work by major aid agencies on the Syrian crisis in Lebanon covering December 2016 to January 2017, marked another slight decrease in registered refugees to 1,011,366 – down 185,194 from a peak of 1,196,560 in April 2015.