Thursday, April 26, 2012

Syrian security forces kill at least 12 in rocket attack

Some reports put the death toll much higher with 54 dead and dozens wounded after the attack in the city of Hama, Wednesday 25 April 2012

"A rocket attack by Syrian security forces has killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens more in Syria's central city of Hama, the opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The grassroots network Local Co-ordination Committee said the rocket hit a building, but it put the death toll much higher, at 54 dead, including several children.

Footage of the blast on YouTube showed a crowd of men pulling the bloodied body of a young girl from the rubble.

An activist who asked not to be named said the blast may have been an explosion from inside the building....."

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