Activists say 5,000 killed in Syria in August
Published 09/03/2012, The Jamestown Sun
BEIRUT (AP) — Activist groups said Sunday that about 5,000 people were killed in Syria's civil war in August, the highest figure ever reported in more than 17 months of fighting as President Bashar Assad's regime unleashed crushing air power against the revolt for the first time.Word count: 1250
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