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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-11-12 09:57 AM
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Horror escalates in Syria as U.N. tries again to reach resolution
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Horror escalates in Syria as U.N. tries again to reach resolution
By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 9:12 AM EST, Sat February 11, 2012


(CNN) -- {snip>

"We just want from Assad to give us permission to move the injured baby -- they are just the babies," said an activist named Omar. "They have to leave the area to have a good treatment. ... He don't even let us save and treat our (injured) babies."

<snip>

Opposition activists say hundreds of people have died in Homs in the past week as the government tries to wipe out the opposition through indiscriminate shelling and sniper fire.

"Today is the seventh day in a row we're under shelling -- nonstop bombardment," Omar said Saturday. He said government forces have surrounded the area with thousands of soldiers and dozens of tanks -- "not the normal tanks. Big tanks. Russian tanks."

<snip>

For its part, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency said an "armed terrorist group" killed a hospital director in front of his Damascus house Saturday morning.


Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/11/world/meast/syria-unrest /





Families must wait until after dark to try to bury their slaughtered children. However, even then, they are often shot at as they try.

Sometimes, you just have to hope there really is a Hell.
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