#AceWorldNews – SYRIA – April 01 – More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a new toll released on Tuesday.
It had documented the deaths of 150,344 people, 51,212 of them civilians, including nearly 7,985 children, AFP reported.
The monitoring group said 37,781 members of the armed opposition had been killed in the fighting, including Jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), and Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front.
The Observatory added that 364 members of Lebanon’s Shiite Hezbollha movement were killed (ALN News)
The conflict started in 2011 when President Bashar al-Assad cracked down on peaceful anti-government protester’s.