Sunday, November 6, 2011

Syria Peace Agreement? Scores of bodies in Homs, activists say - 5th Nov 2011

A total of 126 unidentified bodies were taken during the past three days to Al-Watani Hospital in Homs, Syria, a doctor there told CNN.

The trauma physician did not want to be identified out of fear of retribution by government forces, who were at the hospital.

Eight of the bodies were burnt, he said Saturday, adding that the deaths have not been reported in the state-run news media.

The doctor's report was largely supported by Saleem Kabbani, a member of the Local Coordinating Committees of Syria, an opposition group that organizes and documents protests. Kabbani, who has provided CNN with reliable information in the past, cited three sources as having told him that approximately 100 unidentified bodies had been taken to the hospital in recent days. Read More