Syria uprising costs 10 000 dead

2012-04-02 17:49

Beirut - The crackdown in Syria has killed 10 108 people since the uprising against President Bashar 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 told AFP.

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.

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