Posted 04.08.2012 07:04:06 UTC
Updated 04.08.2012 07:04:06 UTC
The number of Syrians fleeing the carnage in their country in last 3 months has reached its peak.
25 military personnel, including 3 colonels and 2 lieutenants and their families, who have crossed into Turkey from Kilis and Hatay were sent to Apaydın tent cities.
21 Syrians were sent to Ceylanpınar to be accommodated.
Meanwhile Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Directorate, AFAD, has announced that following the recent arrivals the number of the Syrians fleeing the violence in Syria has reached 50 thousand.
AFAD said that Turkey will continue to meet the needs of the Syrians in the tent cities.