Syria Death Toll: 40K

Half were civilians, rights group says

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 23, 2012 10:11 AM CST

(Newser) – The Syrian conflict has raged for 20 months now, and 40,000 lives have been lost in the process, a monitoring group tells Reuters. About half of the dead were civilians, while a quarter were rebel fighters and a quarter government troops, says the head...   Read full story »

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