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  Tevet 17, 5773 , 30/12/12

Envoy: Syria Toll Could Hit 100,000

If the conflict in Syria continues for another year, the death toll could hit 100,000, international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi warned Sunday. Brahimi met with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby.
Two million Syrians are currently displaced or refugees, Brahimi told Elaraby. Another two million are in desperate need of food and heat.
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