Syria+crisis%3A+%27Bodies+of+executed+men%27+found+in+Aleppo
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 8:30
Syria crisis: 'Bodies of executed men' found in Aleppo
2,660

Views

The bodies of dozens of young men, all apparently summarily executed, have been found in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

 

UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that at least 71 bodies were found by a river in the western Bustan al-Qasr district.

 

Most had their hands tied behind their backs and gunshot wounds to the head.

 

Hours after the find, UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi reportedly said Syria was "breaking up before everyone's eyes".

 

The UN says the conflict has left more than 60,000 people dead.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
858 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
51,579 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
19,959 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
44,597 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
381 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
100,793 Views
Top