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100 Palestinian refugees killed in Syria in March

April 2, 2015 at 1:46 pm

100 Palestinian refugees are reported to have been killed in Syria during the month of March, including 83 people who died as a result of torture in the Syrian regime’s prisons, according to rights groups and activists.

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria said in a statement that in addition to the victims of torture, five Palestinian refugees died as a result of the blockade and lack of medical care and five more died as a result of wounds they sustained.

Two refugees were shot by a sniper and two more were killed after being kidnapped.

One Palestinian refugee is reported to have been assassinated and another victim died from an unknown causes.

According to the group, 88,000 Palestinian refugees fled Syria to neighbouring countries and nearly 28,000 Palestinian refugees arrived in Europe during the last four years fleeing the horrors of the conflict in Syria.