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U.N. lifts Syria death toll to "truly shocking" 60,000

A member of the Free Syrian Army stands atop a truck while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army stands atop a truck while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army stands atop a truck while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A member of the Free Syrian Army gestures while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army gestures while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army gestures while on patrol in Aleppo's Bustan Al Qaser district January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Smoke rises after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Smoke rise after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rise after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rise after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Smoke rises after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Smoke rises after what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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View of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

View of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

View of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters stand near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters stand near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News...more

Free Syrian Army fighters stand near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Binsh near Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Najdet Qadour/Shaam News Network/Handout
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People clean the streets in Aleppo January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

People clean the streets in Aleppo January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

People clean the streets in Aleppo January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A member of the Free Syrian Army walks while holding his machine gun in Aleppo January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army walks while holding his machine gun in Aleppo January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army walks while holding his machine gun in Aleppo January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Taftanaz, near the northern province of Idlib January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Rewan Al-Homsi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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