The red Cross reported the deaths of more than 60 staff and volunteers in Syria

Since the beginning of armed conflict in Syria killed more than 60 staff and volunteers International Federation of red cross and red Crescent. This was announced by the head of the international Federation of these societies in Russia Davron Muhamadiev, reports “Interfax”.

“The beginning of 2017 for us it was very tragic (…), the international movement has lost 13 people,” he said.

According to mukhamadiyeva, the number of refugees and internally displaced persons from the conflict zone in the Syrian territory has exceeded six million people.

In Syria in 2011 began an armed confrontation between the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and rebels demanding his resignation. The Republic embraced a full-scale civil war. The weakening of the state have used the terrorist organization, seized part of the territory of the country.