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August 13, 2012 11:08 am

Syrian Refugees Attempt to Flee Camp in Jordan

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Young Syrians pose for a photograph at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. EC/ECHO/Dina Baslan

Washington Post – More than 50 Syrian refugee youths have tried to tear down an enclosure fence at Jordan’s first refugee tent city, saying they wanted to flee.

An Associated Press reporter who witnessed the incident at the Zaatari camp near the Syrian border says government security guards fired three warning shots in the air to disperse the angry crowd.

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