Assad's forces kill 103 in Homs, rest of Syria, group says

February 25, 2012 01:01

AMMAN - Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces killed 103 people in Syria on Friday in the bombardment of the city of Homs and in attacks on the countryside of Hama and the east and north of the country, the activist group Local Coordination Committees said.

Most of those killed were civilians, including 14 children and one woman, it said.

Anas al-Tarsheh, an activist in Homs who has been filming the bombardment and uploading the footage on YouTube, was also killed by the shelling, the grassroots opposition activists' organization said in statement.

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