60 die in Syria violence
- Published: 7 Jul 2012 at 23.35
- Online news:
Syrian regime forces bombarded a string of towns in Aleppo province on Saturday, as at least 60 people - 31 civilians, 19 soldiers and 10 rebels and deserters - were killed countrywide, monitors said.
In the eastern city of Deir Ezzor, seven members of one family were among 13 people killed in a bombardment by regime forces, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
In Aleppo, "regime forces are attempting to regain control over this region, where they have suffered heavy casualties over the past months,'' the Britain-based watchdog said.
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