Residents say bodies lie in streets of Syrian border town

May 17, 2011 19:11


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BOQAYA, Lebanon - Bodies lie in the streets of the Syrian town of Tel Kelakh after black-clad gunmen loyal to President Bashar Assad moved in to crush unrest, refugees who fled into Lebanon say.

Speaking to Reuters after escaping their town, they said the assault began after residents of Tel Kelakh held protests on Friday calling for Assad's overthrow.

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