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Beirut Suburb: Burj Hammoud and Jdaidet Yabous

beirut suburb: The refugees had gathered since the early hours in the northern Beirut suburb of Burj Hammoud, according to CTV. There, they boarded buses that took them home. Thousands of Syrians have returned home from Lebanon since June as calm returns to parts of the country. Hundreds of others also gathered in other parts of Lebanon from where buses took them home. The returns come as Syrian government forces have made gains in recent years, capturing nearly 60 per cent of Syria. Syrian state news agency SANA said buses carrying the refugees began arriving in the Syrian border villages of Jdaidet Yabous in the east and Dabousiyeh in the north in the early afternoon. ( As reported in the news.