60,000 dead in Syrian unrest, says United Nations


More than 60,000 people have been killed since Syria's uprising began in March 2011, the UN has said.

The figures are much higher than previous estimates, and were released as dozens were killed in a missile attack in Damascus.

Jeremy Bowen reports.

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