Thursday, November 10, 2011

Another 8 Dead as Clashes continue in Syria - 10th Nov 2011

Clashes continued in Syria Thursday leading to at least eight deaths, an opposition group said.

In Idlib, five people were killed in clashes with security forces, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. In one clash, four army soldiers were killed by gunmen who stormed a security checkpoint. In Homs, three people were killed, the organization said.

CNN could not confirm the reports. Tough media restrictions in Syria have made it hard to verify events on the ground.

More than 3,500 Syrians have been killed since the government crackdown on protesters started in mid-March, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights estimated. Read More