Lebanon's security forces arrest Syrian refugees illegally heading to Cyprus

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BEIRUT, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon's maritime security forces arrested Monday three Syrian nationals after their boat sank in Chekka, north of Lebanon, while trying to illegally entering Cyprus, the National News Agency reported.

The report said that a total of eight people were on board. Three of them were arrested while the destiny of the other five remained unknown until this moment.

Cyprus has become the destination of maritime smuggling from Lebanon for Syrian refugees to move to European countries. Enditem

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