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Dozens of Syrian civilians reportedly killed by gov't forces
 

The British group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday that 32 bodies of civilians — some of them women and children — were found in the streets of the Syrian town of Daraya, southwest of Damascus. President Bashar al-Assad's army has been waging a "fierce assault" against rebels in the town. The latest killings bring the total number of deaths in Daraya this past week to more than 120. The civilians appeared to have been killed by "gunfire and summary executions."

 

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