Policeman stands near a covered body of a woman in the coastal city of Sidon, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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A Palestinian woman who fled the violence in Syria's Yarmouk refugee camp died Wednesday by apparent suicide, security sources told The Daily Star.50-year-old Rawda Abu Hasan threw herself from the third floor of the six-story building where she lived with her family in the coastal city of Sidon, the sources said, citing preliminary investigations into the tragic incident. The incident comes only a week after a Syrian refugee woman set herself on fire outside the registration office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in the northern city of Tripoli.
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