115 killed in Syria: Report

September 6th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS  

Damascus, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) An anti-government organisation has claimed the Syrian military Wednesday killed at least 115 people in a massacre in Aleppo province.

The Syrian Local Coordination Committees, an umbrella organisation of 14 anti-government groups, said 25 of those killed were children.

Around 5,000 people died in Syria’s civil war in August, making it the deadliest month since violence started almost 18 months ago, according to activist groups.

More than 26,000 people have died in the conflict that started in March 2011.

–IANS/AKI
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