Syria conflict: 15 refugees found frozen to death

Syria conflict: 15 refugees found frozen to death
 

Fifteen Syrian refugees - some of them children - have been found frozen to death while trying to cross the mountainous border into Lebanon.
Thirteen bodies were found on Friday and two more were discovered on Saturday after the area was hit by a fierce snowstorm.
Lebanese civil defence officials found the bodies after being told a group of refugees were in trouble near Masnaa.
Local reports say the group had been abandoned by smugglers.
Two smugglers have reportedly been arrested.
Several refugees were rescued, including a young boy who was found wandering by himself.
The group were taking... read more

 
20 January 2018 in World News, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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