Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.27 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Scuffle occurred in the Syrian refugee camp in Turkish Province of Sanliurfa, CNN Turk TV channel reported on Wednesday.
As a result of the incident, 30 people injured, including employees of Turkish security forces. The reason of the scuffle was refusal of employees of Turkish security forces to move a group of refugees from one camp to another.
The injured people were hospitazlied. The investigation was launched on the fact.
The number of Syrian refugees residing in Turkey, reached almost 300,000, the Akşam newspaper quotes head of the Office for the Prevention and Emergency Management (AFAD), Fuat Oktay said earlier.
According to Oktay, over 181,000 refugees reside in camps set up by the Turkish government for Syrian refugees. In addition, over 100,000 refugees reside in the border provinces of Turkey, outside the camps.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for more than a year and half. According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria exceeds 70,000 with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
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