Northwest Syria Clashes Kill 51 Fighters: Monitor


Clashes between anti-government fighters and regime forces on Tuesday killed 51 combatants on both sides in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said.

A spike in bombardment since late April has killed more than 920 civilians, the observatory says, and caused more than 400,000 people to flee their homes, according to the United Nations.

The Syrian civil war has killed more than 370,000 people and displaced millions since starting in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests.

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