Loyalist troops and defectors clash near Syrian city

AMMAN - An armored Syrian force stormed a plain northwest of the city of Hama on Wednesday in pursuit of army defectors challenging President Bashar al-Assad's rule, local activists said.
Tanks pounded villages near the town of Maharda and casualties were reported on both sides in fighting, they added.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy