Second wave of refugees from Syria enter Lebanon

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Hind Al-Hussein, a 19 years old Syrian mother of three

More than 10,000 Syrians have fled into Lebanon since a fresh offensive on the city of Yabroud and its outskirts began on 12 February, according to the UN Refugee Agency.

Syria has been at civil war for the last three years during which time more than 100,000 people have been killed.

Given the scale of the influx, the agency says, providing assistance is proving a challenge.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

Duration: 2’38″

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