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UN: Documented Death Toll in Syria War Over 191,000

The United Nations says the death toll from Syria's three year-long civil war has surpassed 191,000. The figure released Friday by the U.N. human rights office is more than double the last estimate provided by the U.N. a year ago. U.N. rights chief Navi Pillay acknowledged that even the latest figure, that covers the period between March 2011 and April of this year, likely underestimates those killed. An additional 51,953 killings that were reported lacked sufficient information...

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