94 killed in Syria

2012-02-26 08:38
Nicosia - Violence in Syria on Saturday left 94 people dead, including 68 civilians, a monitoring group said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deaths included 24 civilians who died in the besieged city of Homs while eight others were killed in the area around the town.

Twenty-three members of the regime's forces were killed across the country in clashes with army deserters siding with the rebels.

Seven others were killed in the region around Alep, eight in Hama region, 10 in Idlib region and 11 in Deraa region. Three army deserters were believed to have died in Alep and Deraa.

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