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Report accuses Syrian forces of mass killings

Human Rights Watch says government forces carried out mass summary executions in Bayda and Baniyas last May.

Last Modified: 13 Sep 2013 13:00
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Human Rights Watch has presented new evidence of mass killings in Syria.

The US-based right group's report says government forces killed at least 248 people in Bayda and Baniyas in May.

Rebels say the number is even higher.

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.


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