Some 130 people killed in Syria

Other News Materials 29 October 2012 09:32 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.29 /Trend, A.Taghiyeva /

At least 131 people were killed in clashes between the Free Syrian Army and government forces over the past 24 hours in the country's different cities, "Al Jazeera" TV channel reported on Monday.

Most of the dead are residents of Damascus and Homs.

Earlier, the Syrian authorities agreed to cease fire in the country during Eid al-Adha. But despite this ceasefire was violated repeatedly, several explosions were committed, which killed civilians, including children.

According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.