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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-27-12 11:51 AM
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More than 50 killed in 2 days of turmoil in Syria
Source: Associated Press


More than 50 killed in 2 days of turmoil in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) - Two days of bloody turmoil in Syria killed more than 50 people as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad shelled residential buildings, fired on crowds and left bleeding corpses in the streets in a dramatic escalation of violence, activists said Friday. Much of the violence was focused in Homs, where heavy gunfire hammered the city Friday in a second day of chaos. A day earlier, the city saw a flare-up of sectarian kidnappings and killings between its Sunni and Alawite communities, and pro-regime forces blasted residential buildings with mortars and gunfire, according to activists who said an entire family was killed.



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Those poor people. Homs seems to take the brunt often.

I hope the outcome of this is good, but, as we have seen, sometimes it's going from one bad situation to a different kind of bad situation.

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