BEIRUT, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Over 900 Syrian refugees returned on Thursday to their homeland from various areas in Lebanon, including Beirut, Sidon, Tripoli, Nabatieh and Bekaa, online independent newspaper Elnashra reported.
The return of refugees was organized by Lebanon's general security under the supervision of the Lebanese Army.
Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) distributed booklets to returning refugees to inform them about its offices in Syria in case they need to receive any help.
Lebanon is hosting 976,000 registered Syrian refugees according to the UNHCR, while the government estimates the true number of Syrian refugees in the country at 1.5 million.
To secure the return of 890,000 Syrian refugees to their homeland, Russia has drafted a strategy and presented it to the Lebanese authorities.