'Syrian forces surround town after soldiers defect'

Residents in town near Homs say tanks, armored vehicles begin firing with machine guns in operation to counter dissent within military.

By REUTERS
August 29, 2011 11:24
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Syrian soldiers man tank (illustrative)

Syrian Tank 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)

AMMAN - An armored Syrian force surrounded a town near


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