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Syrian offensive triggers refugee exodus into Lebanon

Thousands of Syrian refugees have crossed into Lebanon, fleeing a major government offensive in the Qalamoun mountains. Meanwhile, Syrian rebels have blown up a government building, killing dozens of soldiers.

Syrian families leave the besieged town in eastern Ghouta, which is controlled by opposition fighters, in Damascus countryside, in this handout photograph distributed by Syria's national news agency SANA on November 17, 2013. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT CIVIL UNREST)ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Lebanese authorities struggled to cope with the flow Syrian refugees over the weekend, with at least 1,700 families arriving in the border town of Arsal since Friday.

Many of them have taken refuge in tin shacks, with the UN refugee agency providing plastic to reinforce the makeshift shelters against the cold. Aid workers were also distributing blankets, mattresses, food, diapers and hygiene kits.

Most of the families had fled the town of Qara, which has been the focal point of a Syrian government offensive in the Qalamoun mountains. Syrian warplanes and artillery have pounded the strategically important location, which lies on a road that connects the capital Damascus to the central city of Homs.

Assad makes gains

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime has made headway against the disparate rebel groups in recent months, capturing several suburbs south of Damascus and taking two towns and a military base outside the northern city of Aleppo. A victory in the Qalamoun mountains would deal a major blow to the rebels, cutting off the flow of supplies from Lebanon to opposition-held neighborhoods in Damascus.

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