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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Lebanese families are taking the treacherous journey across the sea to Cyprus | ABC News” – below is their description.
Hundreds of Lebanese have fled the country this year to make the treacherous crossing to Europe by boat. Nearly half of those left in the six weeks after the devastating Beirut port blast in August that killed nearly 200 people. It was the last straw for many, already struggling due to a banking crisis, currency crash and rising poverty. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVEABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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