Sunday, December 30, 2012

400 Killed In The Bloodiest Day In Syria

Stench Of Burnt Bodies Smothers Syrian City, Residents Say -- CNN

(CNN) -- The stench of the burnt bodies was so potent, Abu Jafar said, he could smell it from 2 kilometers away.

"It smells awful because the regime appears to have burnt so many bodies recently," the opposition activist said Sunday from the beleaguered city of Homs.

"Some cars arrived this morning and carried away dead bodies. We are not sure where."

Jafar's account comes a day after what may be the deadliest day yet in Syria's 21-month civil war, according to opposition figures.

At least 397 people were killed across the country Saturday, the opposition Local Coordination Committees of Syria said.

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Update: Syrian opposition: As many as 400 killed in deadliest single day in civil war -- Washington Post

My Comment: 400 killed in one day .... I expect even more in the weeks and months ahead.

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