Syrian refugees stand near their tent at Zaatari camp near the Syrian border, near Mafraq, Jordan, during a visit by Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, unseen, Friday, July 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
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The United Nations said Sunday it is alarmed at the "violent nature" of a demonstration in a massive Syrian refugee camp in Jordan that killed one person and wounded dozens.In a statement, the U.N. refugee agency said a "heated demonstration" in Zaatari turned to "a violent one" after possibly thousands of refugees started throwing rocks at a police post inside the camp.Three Syrian refugees were sent to hospital with gunshot wounds and one has since died, the UNHCR said.Thousands of refugees fled the east side of the camp where the riots broke out, the statement said, adding that 29 policemen were injured.Brig. Gen. Waddah Hmoud, director of Jordan's Syrian refugee camps affairs department, said a 25-year-old Syrian was killed in the violence and at least two other refugees were wounded. The refugees are under direct care of the United Nations and the Jordanian government.
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