Thursday, August 2, 2012
Syrian troops shell and overrun suburb, leaving behind bodies of men who appear to have been executed
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 2 August 2012
"Syrian troops killed at least 35 people on Wednesday, mostly unarmed civilians, when they shelled and overran a suburb of the capital Damascus, residents and activist organisations said.
"The tanks and troops left around 4pm. When the streets were clear we found the bodies of at least 35 men," a resident, who gave his name as Fares, said by phone from Jdeidet Artouz, south-west of Damascus.
"Almost all of them were executed with bullets to their face, head and neck in homes, gardens and basements," he added....."