More than 215,000 dead in four years of Syria war: Monitor

More than 215,000 people have been killed in Syria in four years of conflict, a monitoring group said on Sunday as the brutal civil war entered its fifth year.

AFP| Updated: Mar 15, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
More than 215,000 dead in four years of Syria war: Monitor

Beirut: More than 215,000 people have been killed in Syria in four years of conflict, a monitoring group said on Sunday as the brutal civil war entered its fifth year.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented the deaths of 215,518 people in Syria since March 2011, among them more than 66,000 civilians.