Thursday, May 3, 2012

Syrian troops 'storm university' According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in London

(CNN) -- Syrian forces raided a university Thursday, the opposition said, the latest sign of continuing attacks despite a truce implemented three weeks ago and the presence of United Nations monitors in the country.

The troops targeted anti-government protesters in Aleppo University, killing four and injuring 28, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

About 200 students were arrested, the opposition group said.

Soldiers also fired at the hospital where the wounded were taken, leading to more casualties, said Mohammad Hareitan, 25, a student at the university. It was unclear how many more people were wounded in those attacks. Read More