This Wednesday, at least 48 people were killed across Syria, while the United Nations diplomats prepare to debate once again on how to treat the growing crisis in the country. The crackdown in Syria has left more than six thousand casaulties.
In the Damascus suburbs, the number of casualties rose to 21 according to the Local Coordination Committees of Syria, an opposition group. The other deaths occurred in Homs, Daraa, Idlib and Qamishli.
Opposition reports pointed out that the Free Syrian Army rebels are making serious attacks, including seizing and destroying armored vehicles in Homs and Rashtan. Government forces have regained control over Damascus suburbs.
The report of casualties come a day after members of the U.N. Security Council failed to reach an agreement on a resolution that calls for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down. China and Russia pointed out that it would be more effective to start dialogues with the country. (AV)