Syrian War Dead Reportedly Surpasses 100,000

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is based in…

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is based in the UK and relies on a network of activist on the ground in Syria for its information, has put the total number of dead at 100,191 since the Syrian revolt began in March, 2011 — several thousand more than the newest United Nations estimate of at least 93,000 by the end of April.

In the 27-month-old conflict, pro-government forces have taken far more casualties than rebels seeking the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad, while civilians accounted for more than one-third of the overall fatalities—the biggest single category.

Read more at NYTimes.com.

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    The newest United Nations estimate of at least 93,000 by the end of
    April.