Syrian civil war death toll exceeds 190,000, U.N. reports

pbsnewshour-logoAyan Sheikh of PBS News Hour reports on the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Right’s release of HRDAG’s third report on reported killings in the Syrian conflict.

From the article:

The latest death toll figure covers the period from March 2011 to April of this year, came from the Human Rights Data Analysis Group and is the third study of its kind on Syria. The analysis group identified 191,269 deaths. Data was collected from five different sources to exclude inaccuracies and repetitions.

PBS News Hour
Ayan Sheikh
August 22, 2014
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