Attacks kill 5 civilians in Syria's Homs - residents
At least five civilians were killed overnight as tanks attacked districts in the Syrian city of Homs...
At least five
civilians were killed overnight as tanks attacked districts in the
Syrian city of Homs during a crackdown on protests against President
Bashar al-Assad, residents said on Friday.
Homs, a city of 165 km (100
miles) north of Damascus, is the latest focus of a military campaign to
crush four months or demonstrations against Assad's autocratic rule.
killings brought to 38 the number of civilians killed in intensified
assaults on main residential districts of the city this week, residents
and activists said.