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Photos: Bound bodies found in river in Syria

Updated 10:45 AM ET, Thu January 31, 2013
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Aleppo residents pulled at least 80 bodies from the nearby Queiq River on Tuesday. Opposition activists blame the regime forces for the killings. Video and photos show rows of bodies with head wounds and bound hands, some of which show signs of torture, witnesses say.
A woman covers her face as she walks through the lines of bodies on Tuesday. THOMAS RASSLOFF/EPA /LANDOV
Locals gather on the banks to view the corpses. THOMAS RASSLOFF/EPA /LANDOV
Bodies in blue plastic bags lie in a school courtyard while residents try to identify missing relatives. THOMAS RASSLOFF/EPA /LANDOV
Residents inspect the bodies. ZAIN KARAM /REUTERS /LANDOV
Men look for their relatives amongst the blue bags. JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images
A man reads prayers for the dead. THOMAS RASSLOFF/EPA /LANDOV