PLO: 700 Palestinians Killed in Syria Conflict
[An Nahar] More than 700 Paleostinians have been killed in Syria since the conflict there erupted more than 21 months ago, a Paleostine Liberation Organization official in charge of refugees said on Sunday.

"More than 700 Paleostinians have died in Syria since the beginning of the conflict, including in Yarmuk" refugee camp in southern Damascus
...The capital of Iran's Syrian satrapy...
, the PLO's Zakaria al-Agha told officials of Paleostinian refugees in Arab states.

"We have asked the Syrian authorities not to let Paleostinians be drawn into the conflict," he told the conference in the Egyptian capital.

Late on Sunday, several rockets were fired into the camp which has been the scene of deadly festivities between pro- and anti-regime forces for several days over the past week, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights watchdog said.

The Britannia-based group said two men were killed by the rocket fire and another was rubbed out by a sniper.

Posted by: Fred 2012-12-24