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  Adar 12, 5773 , 22/02/13

Over 4,000 Syrian Refugees Flood Jordan in 24 Hrs

More than 4,000 Syrians crossed the border in Jordan over the past 24 hours, a Royal Jordanian Army officer told the nation's official news agency on Wednesday. At least 200 of the refugees were wounded.

The officer said Jordanian officials have given 4,288 Syrian refugees the necessary humanitarian aid and then transferred them to the special refugee camps set up in the country with help from the United Nations.

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