Tanks fire in Homs ahead of Annan mission to Syria




 
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Tanks fire in Homs ahead of Annan mission to Syria
 
March 9th, 2012  
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Topic: Tanks fire in Homs ahead of Annan mission to Syria


Tanks fire in Homs ahead of Annan mission to Syria
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian tanks fired on opposition districts in Homs on Friday, killing four people, activists said, ahead of a mission by U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan to end a year-long conflict edging into civil war. Opponents of President Bashar al-Assad said they were planning to show their strength in the streets after weekly Muslim prayers, but the tankfire kept many indoors in Homs. They said nationwide protests would mark the anniversary of Kurdish unrest in northeastern Syria in 2004 that was crushed by security forces with about 30 people killed. ...




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