Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey hits 105,000
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.27/ Trend, R.Hafizoglu/
Number of Syrian refugees in Turkey increased to 105,000 people, TRT Haber TV channel reports with reference to the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey (AFAD).
A total of 10 tented camps for Syrian refugees have been operating in the Turkish cities of Hatay, Shanlıurfa, Gaziantep and Kahramanmaras.
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.