Sunday, July 31, 2011

Unrest In Syria -- News Updates July 31, 2011

Dozens Reportedly Die As Syrian Army Storms Restive City -- MSNBC

Newspaper: Bodies scattered in street after tanks strike opposition stronghold.

Syrian army tanks stormed the city of Hama at dawn on Sunday, killing dozens of civilians, residents and rights groups said, after besieging it for nearly a month to crush some of the biggest demonstrations against President Bashar al-Assad's rule.

At least 45 civilians were killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told Reuters, quoting hospital officials in the city.

The Associated Press, meanwhile, reported that at least 23 people have been killed in Hama.

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More News On The Unrest in Syria

Syrian unrest: 'Many deaths' as army attacks Hama -- BBC
Syrian army 'kills at least 95' in Hama -- AFP
SYRIA: Videos show Assad regime's bloody pre-Ramadan offensive -- L.A. Times
Over 120 dead in Syria crackdown -- Al Bawaba News
Slaughter on the streets of Syria: 45 killed as tanks storm rebel city of Hama -- Daily Mail
Syrian tanks kill protesters in Hama -- The Guardian
Scores dead as Hama attacked by Syrian troops -- The Telegraph
Groups: Government forces, protesters clash in Syria, killing 67 -- CNN
Dozens killed as Syria army storms Hama -- Vancouver Sun/Reuters
Syrian Raid on Hama Kills 45 -- Voice of America
Syrian troops intensify raids ahead of Ramadan -- Washington Post
Factbox: Syria's city of Hama, site of new assault -- Reuters

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