Syria: Activists say troops kill 100 in village

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December 21, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times    
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"As government troops advanced on a village in northwestern Syria, activists say the terrified residents fled into a valley for fear of being arrested or worse. What happened next, one of the activists said, was 'an organized massacre.' The troops surrounded the valley and unleashed a barrage of rockets, tank shells, bombs and gunfire in an hours-long assault, according to two human rights groups and a witness, killing more than 100 people ..." (12/21/11)  

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