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More than 1,70,000 dead in Syria over last three years: NGO report

Jul 10, 2014    

BeirutThe death toll in Syria's three-year war has eclipsed 170,000 people, one-third of them civilians, a monitoring group said in a new toll released on Thursday."Ever since the first casualty of the Syrian revolution was registered on 18 March, 2011 in Daraa province, the deaths of 171,509 people have been documented," said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Among the dead were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to 8 July this year.Another 65,803 were regime troops and pro-regime militiamen, while 46,301 ...

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