Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Syria army fires on residential areas

Syria, such a nice country ruled by a Dictator who cares about his people.

Or so the U.N. thought, But now they have reconsidered letting Syria join their little council on Human Rights.

But China, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Pakistan are all Okey Dokey with the U.N.


The Syrian army has been firing on residential areas in the central city of Homs, as it attempts to end a continued uprising in the country, reports say.

homs, syriaThe city has seen some of the largest anti-government demonstrations in recent days.

One witness reported hearing loud explosions and automatic gunfire throughout the night and early Wednesday, adding that residential areas were being shelled.

Activists, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, said security forces also opened fire on anti-government protesters in southern Syria Tuesday night, killing at least three people.

Rights groups say more than 750 people have been killed since the government crackdown began in mid-March.

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