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By Joe Sterling and Salma Abdelaziz,CNN
To put it in perspective: 60,000 people is roughly the population of Terre Haute, Indiana; or Cheyenne, Wyoming. It’s how many people would fit in Dodger Stadium, and it’s more than the 50,000-plus U.S. combat deaths in Vietnam.
The figure is about 15,000 higher than the death toll CNN had cited from a collection of sources.
“Collectively we have fiddled at the edges while Syria burns,” she said. “While many details remain…
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