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Over 230 people killed in Syrian clashes in one day

Arab World Materials 28 August 2012 09:55
At least 234 people were killed in clashes between the Free Syrian Army and government forces over the past day
Over 230 people killed in Syrian clashes in one day

Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 28 / Trend A. Taghiyeva /

At least 234 people were killed in clashes between the Free Syrian Army and government forces over the past day, Al Jazeera TV channel said today.

Among the dead are women and children. Most of them are residents of Damascus and Aleppo.

Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for about 17 months.

According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 20,000 people. More than 230,000 people become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.

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