5K Die in August, Syria's Deadliest Month Yet

Gov't use of air power greatly stepped up violence, say rebels

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 3, 2012 5:23 AM CDT

(Newser) – With the Syrian government now using air power against rebels, the civil war keeps getting bloodier: Anti-regime activists say about 5,000 people were killed in August alone, reports the AP. Another report by UNICEF put the death toll at 1,600 just for last...   Read full story »


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