Report: Syrian tanks kill 13 in besieged Homs

By REUTERS
November 6, 2011 00:58

 
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AMMAN - Tank fire killed at least 13 civilians and wounded dozens in the besieged Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, activists and residents said, casting doubt on whether an Arab League plan can end months of bloodshed touched off by a popular uprising.

In Cairo, the Arab League chief said the organization was seriously concerned by ongoing violence and appealed to Damascus to abide by steps agreed this week with Arab states to protect civilians and set Syria on the course of dialogue.

"The failure of the Arab solution would lead to catastrophic results for the situation in Syria and the region as a whole," Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby said in a statement.

The deaths in Homs, on the eve of the main Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, increased to at least 89 the number of civilians reported killed in Homs since Tuesday by troops trying to crush protests against Syria President Bashar Assad and an incipient armed uprising.

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