Syria: Regime forces move into Homs district after shelling

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November 7, 2011
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"Troops and militiamen loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad moved into a residential district of Homs after six days of tank bombardment that killed scores of people and wounded hundreds in the hotbed of unrest, residents and activists said on Monday. Since a military crackdown on Homs to suppress protests and an emerging insurgency against President Bashar al-Assad intensified last week, least 100 civilians have been killed, mostly from tank fire into the Bab Amro district, they said, amid a growing Arab and Western outcry over rising casualties."  

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