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Syria crisis: March was 'conflict's deadliest month'

2 April 2013 Last updated at 02:37 BST

More than 6,000 people died in Syria in March, the deadliest month since protests against the government began two years ago, activists say.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based activist group, said it recorded 6,005 deaths last month.

Beth McLeod reports.