04 Feb '12, 4pm

Syrian Activists Describe Massacre in Homs | Care2 Causes

Syrian Activists Describe Massacre in Homs | Care2 Causes

Over 200 people have been killed in the city of Homs , an epicenter of anti-government protests, in an attack that began late Friday night . Security forces seeking to regain control of the city shelled its Khalidya district with tanks and mortars and women and children were among the dead, says the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . The Syrian government has denied attacking and dismissed activists’ claims as propaganda, says the BBC . The black and white contrast in activists’ accounts and the Syrian regime’s claims has been going on since the uprising started almost eleven months ago. Death tolls between 217 and 260 have been reported and are not possible to confirm, due to Syria forbidding foreign journalists to report from the country. But the death toll in Homs is the deadliest yet. Over 5,400 have been killed since the uprising began last March acco...

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channelnewsasia.com 08 Feb '12, 8am

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