Syrian refugee camp in Turkey catches fire, leaving injured
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.24 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Fire broke out in the Syrian refugee camp in the Ceylanpınar district of the Turkish Hatay Province, Anadolu Agency reported on Monday.
Six children were injured as a result of the fire, health state of five of them is extremely serious.
According to the agency, the fire is extinguished, and its cause is unknown.
The major number of Syrian refugees accounts for Turkey.
According to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey (AFAD), the number of Syrian refugees in Turkey has reached 105,000 people.
Besides Turkey, Syrian refugees are also in the neighboring Arab countries - Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan
Earlier, spokesman of the Committee for Syrian refugees in Jordan Anmar Al Hamoud said that the number of Syrian refugees in Jordan has reached 46,000 people.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.