Hundreds of Syrians exit Lebanese town over tensions: UN

At least 270 Syrian families have left a north Lebanon town, as hostility towards them mounted over a murder allegedly committed by a Syrian national, the UN refugee agency said Friday.The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees condemned “collective reprisals against Syrians in the town,” of Bsharre, saying many of the families fled in fear without taking their belongings.”Collective punishment… for a whole community for an incident involving one individual is unacceptable,” a UNHCR spokesperson said in a statement.Many of those who fled the Christian-majority town said they were chas…

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