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In Lebanon, the fire destroyed the camp of Syrian refugees

At least one child has died and several people injured after a huge fire broke out at a Syrian refugee camp in eastern Lebanon.The camp was located near the town of KAB Elias in the Bekaa valley.Smoke billows from a Syrian refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon on Sunday.This footage was shared by Beqaa News and is described as showing the fire at the camp.UNHCR spokeswoman Dana Sleiman said the camp had been home to 102 families.Many Syrians, displaced by over six years of fighting in their own country, are now living in makeshift camps dotted around Lebanon.”We’ve started the assessment as to how many tents have been damaged”. “Apparently it started with a cooking stove”. “We are waiting to confirm that”.Lebanon is hosting at least one million Syrian refugees officially registered with the United Nations, many of them living in informal tented settlements scattered around the country.The fire comes two days after Lebanese authorities rounded up almost 400 Syrian refugees following an attack on military troops conducting raids in refugee camps in Arsal, another town near the border with Syria.But the government says the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is closer to 1.5 million.