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Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

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Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

For years the desperate migrants who boarded small boats on Lebanon's northern coast were mostly Syrians or Palestinians.

But with Lebanon in freefall, it's citizens have started joining the ranks of those fleeing for Europe.

Joe Davies reports.


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