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Over 1,91,000 killed in Syria's civil war UN

Aug 22, 2014    

Geneva The death toll from Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people killed between March 2011 and April 2014, the United Nations reported Friday.The figure is the first issued by the UN's human rights office since July 2013, when it documented more than 100,000 killed.The UN's top human rights official, Navi Pillay, who oversees the Geneva-based office, said the new figures are so much higher because they include additional killings from earlier periods, as well as deaths since the last report. The exact figure of confirmed deaths is 191,369, Pillay said."As the report expl...

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