Some 169 people killed in Syria in two days
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.14 / Trend A.Taghiyeva/
Clashes between the Free Syrian Army and government forces in different regions of the country over the past two days killed at least 169 people, the Al Arabiya TV channel reported on Monday.
Most of the dead are residents of Deraa and Idlib.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for more than a year and half. According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria exceeds 60,000.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.