100 civilians a day dying in Iraq

| Mon Jul. 24, 2006 5:28 PM EDT

The United Nations has released a figure of 100 civilian deaths a day in Iraq. 3,149 civilians were killed in June, and it is expected that the number will rise in July.

More of this report by The Independent, made available by Alternet, says that Syria now has 351,000 Iraqi war refugees, and there are 450,000 refugees in Jordan.