16 January, 16:30

Over one thousand people killed in Syria rebel-jihadist battles - NGO

Over one thousand people killed in Syria rebel-jihadist battles - NGO

Two weeks of battles between Syrian rebels and jihadists have killed at least 1,069 people, mostly fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday.

Among the dead, not all of whom were identified, were 608 Islamist and moderate rebels, 312 jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and 130 civilians, the Britain-based group said.

Voice of Russia, AFP

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