Syria forces pound Homs

2012-04-15 14:04

Beirut - Syrian regime forces heavily shelled the rebel Khaldiyeh neighbourhood of the central city of Homs on Sunday, hours before the arrival of an advance team of UN military observers, monitors said.

"The bombardment of Khaldiyeh intensified this morning with an average of three shells a minute," the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, told AFP.

He added that it was the fiercest shelling of Homs since a UN-backed ceasefire went into force at dawn on Thursday.

  • AnthonyfromAfrica - 2012-04-15 14:54

    So, assad has decided, its going to be a prolonged and violent transition, from a illigitimate government/dictatorship to a government of the people !!!

  • Tony - 2012-04-15 15:30

    Mr ASSad remember all the terrorist organizations you and your family finaced ,ask them for a place to live, maybe get hold of the resturante you worked in in london maybe they will offer your old waiter's job back.

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