Violent crackdowns continue in Homs

Video posted to social media website purports to show heavy shelling and arrests in Syria.

October 28, 2011 02:41
Syrian forces make arrests in Homs.

Homs arrests 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)

Heavy smoke and gunfire in Homs. The video posted to a social media website purports to show security forces storming and shelling the city. Activists say that several people several people have been killed in a government crackdown.

In Nahir Asha near Damascus, security forces can be seen arresting a young boy and leading a woman away from a building.

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Reuters cannot independently verify the content of video

At least 20 people were killed in clashes across Syria on Wednesday.

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