t least 100 people were killed in Syria on Thursday as the country's military revved up its attacks in Daraya, a Damascus suburb. The latest raid comes as President Bashar al-Assad tries to reassert his control against rebel fighters, and coincides with the departure of U.N. military observers, who failed to maintain peace in the country. Human rights groups predict that anywhere between 100 and 250 people are dying at the hands of the Syrian government every day.
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