Some 143 people killed in Syria in one day
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.23 / Trend R.Hafizoglu/
Clashes between the Free Syrian Army and government forces in different regions of the country over the past day killed at least 143 people, Al Jazeera TV channel reported on Wednesday.
Most of the dead are residents of Aleppo. As the TV channel reported, the government forces use Scud missiles against opposition forces.
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.