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News, May 2013
1267 Palestinians killed in Syria since the outbreak of the revolution
[ 02/05/2013 - 08:45 PM ]
The Working Group for Palestinian Refugees in Syria confirmed that nearly 1267 Palestinian refugees were martyred in Syria while tens of thousands were displaced since the outbreak of the Syrian revolution.
The Working Group called on UNRWA to intervene to stop the continued conflict in Syria that led to a real humanitarian disaster, noting that the Palestinian refugees are subjected to heinous crimes where 235 thousands refugees were displaced in Syria.
The Group expressed, in a statement on Thursday, its concern towards the displacement of about 6000 Palestinian refugees on April 26 from Ein el-Tal refugee camp in Aleppo in northern Syria.
The Group's reporter confirmed the martyrdom of 4 Palestinian refugees in Syria in light of the continued shelling on Palestinian camps.
Al-A'adin Palestinian refugee camp was subjected to shelling where several injuries were reported, while the Syrian regime forces have stormed the camp looking for "wanted" amid intensive fire.
In al-Sabina refugee camp, the shelling targeted al-Khodra market, no one was injured. The reporter pointed out to the food and fuel shortage in the camp.
A state of tension and panic prevailed in Khan al-Sheikh refugee camp after a rocket landed in the camp causing a huge fire. The camp still suffers food shortage and power and communication outages.
Yarmouk refugee camp is still witnessing a difficult living condition due to the continued siege imposed by the regime army, led to food and fuel shortage and lack of medicines.
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