United Nations - May 1, 2012 - 18:12
More than 34 children have allegedly been killed in Syria since the UN-brokered ceasefire between security forces and opposition fighters officially took hold last month.
"Since a truce was agreed on April 12 ... and despite the deployment of United Nations ceasefire monitors, more than 34 children have allegedly been killed," the UN special envoy for children and armed conflict, Radhika Coomaraswamy, said on Tuesday.
"I urge all parties in Syria to refrain from indiscriminate tactics resulting in the killing and wounding of children." [Reuters]