By Ali Abunimah
"....On Monday, UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees, reported that about half of the 10,000 residents had left the camp and that several had been killed.
Their flight came amid an armed assault on parts of the city by Syrian government forces. Since March, authorities have been engaged in a violent crackdown on anti-government protests throughout the country.
Today, UNRWA Spokesman Chris Gunness confirmed that some of the displaced had now been located and aid efforts are under way, but the whereabouts of thousands more were still known. Gunness said...."