Tripoli Deals With Influx Of Syrian Refugees : News Photo

Tripoli Deals With Influx Of Syrian Refugees

TRIPOLI, LEBANON - JUNE 29: A wedding dress is hung out for sale in a market on June 29, 2013 in Tripoli, Lebanon. Tripoli, Lebanon's second largest city, has suffered from the spillover of Syria's two-year-old war. In the past month alone, over 30 people have been killed in Tripoli in battles between pro-Syrian government partisans against those supporting the Syrian rebels. Currently the Lebanese government officially hosts 546,000 Syrians with an estimated additional 500,000 who have not registered with the United Nations. Lebanon, a country of only 4 million people, is now home to the largest number of Syrian refugees who have fled the conflict. The situation is beginning to put a huge social and political strains on Lebanon as there is currently no end in sight to the war in Syria. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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TRIPOLI, LEBANON - JUNE 29: A wedding dress is hung out for sale in a market on June 29, 2013 in Tripoli, Lebanon. Tripoli, Lebanon's second largest city, has suffered from the spillover of Syria's two-year-old war. In the past month alone, over 30 people have been killed in Tripoli in battles between pro-Syrian government partisans against those supporting the Syrian rebels. Currently the Lebanese government officially hosts 546,000 Syrians with an estimated additional 500,000 who have not registered with the United Nations. Lebanon, a country of only 4 million people, is now home to the largest number of Syrian refugees who have fled the conflict. The situation is beginning to put a huge social and political strains on Lebanon as there is currently no end in sight to the war in Syria. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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