More than 10,000 dead in Syria crackdown: Monitors

Last Updated: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 23:27

Beirut: The crackdown in Syria has killed
10,108 people since the uprising against President Bashar
al-Assad`s regime erupted last March, the head of the Syrian
Observatory of Human Rights said on Monday.

"10,108 people were killed -- 7,306 civilians, 2,248
members of government forces and 554 soldiers who defected
from the Syrian army," Abdul Rahman said.

For its part, the United Nations says that more than 9,000
people have died in the crackdown launched by the Syrian
regime to crush the uprising against Assad`s rule.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 23:27

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