BEIRUT, Lebanon, The Lebanese army arrested Tuesday, some 113 Syrian refugees in Adayse, Marjeyoun, for entering Lebanon illegally, local media reported.
According to the National News Agency, some of these refugees stayed in Lebanon without legal papers, or expired documents.
Lebanon is hosting 976,000 registered Syrian refugees, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, while the government estimates the true number of Syrian refugees in the country at 1.5 million.
A big number of Syrian refugees entered Lebanon in an illegal way.
Lebanese General Security, issued in Aug, a decision to allow illegal Syrian refugees, to go back to Syria.
Illegal Syrian residents in Lebanon can pay fines and return home, which would allow them to enter Lebanon in a legal way in the future.
However, they will be denied access to Lebanon permanently, if they refuse to pay the fines.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK