Dozens of Syrian women and children killed in Homs; state and opposition trade blame

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

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Dozens of Syrian women and children killed in Homs; state and opposition trade blame

Footage posted by opposition activists on YouTube showed men, women and children lying dead in a blood-drenched room; opposition activists and Assad forces dispute responsibility for Homs carnage, but both sides call killing a 'massacre'.

Dozens of civilians were killed in cold blood in the Syrian city of Homs, opposition activists and Syrian state media said on Monday, although they disputed responsibility for what both sides called a massacre.
The carnage in Homs, as well as a military assault on the northwestern city of Idlib, coincided with a weekend peace mission by UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, who left Damascus on Sunday without agreement on a truce or humanitarian access….