Security Council sees ghastly photographs of tortured and strangled Syrian civil war victims

  • by: PETER JAMES SPIELMANN , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 15, 2014 - 4:15 PM

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims, France's ambassador said. The pictures showed people who were emaciated, with their bones protruding, and some bearing the marks of strangulation and repeated beatings, and eyes having been gouged out.

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