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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Syria Update: 45 Civilians Killed In Tank Attack - 31st July 2011

Syrian forces killed at least 45 civilians and wounded dozens in a major tank assault on the city of Hama to crush pro-democracy demonstrations, activists have said.

Witnesses reported that there were 51 people wounded at one hospital - Badr hospital - alone.

They said the hospital was running short of blood for transfusions.

Tanks had surrounded another main hospital, al-Horani, one witness said.

A doctor who did not want to be named for fear of arrest said: "Tanks are attacking from four directions.

"They are firing their heavy machine guns randomly and overrunning makeshift road blocks erected by the inhabitants." Read More