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UNHCR concerned over bad situation in al-Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees

20140407-204623_hUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expressed Monday deep concern over the deteriorating situation in al-Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

“UNHCR is deeply concerned over the fierce protests that erupted in al-Zaatari camp on Saturday where violence claimed the life of one citizen there.” Italian AKI news Agency quoted UNHCR as saying in a statement.

According to UNHCR, the protests erupted after the arrest of a displaced family who was trying to flee the camp.

Al-Zaatari camp in northern Jordan witnessed Saturday protests by Syrian refugees against the bad situation of living there.

Security forces in the camp dispersed the protests through bullets and tear gas.

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