Fire hits Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon: security source

A big fire tore through a camp for Syrian refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley on Sunday and casualties were feared, a security source said.

Three are reported dead according to Sky News Arabia.

The camp is located near the town of Qab Elias, an hour’s drive from Beirut.

Lebanon is hosting at least 1 million registered Syrian refugees, many of them living in informal tented settlements scattered around the country. The government says Lebanon is hosting some 1.5 million Syrians.

Sources: Reuters & Sky News Arabia