Sunday, June 30, 2013

Syrian Military Assault On The City Of Homs

Syrian Forces Pound Rebel-Held Areas Of Homs -- BBC

Syrian forces have launched a major offensive against rebel-held parts of the city of Homs.

Aircraft, tanks and mortar units attacked several areas, activists say. Unverified footage showed clouds of smoke from explosions across the city.

Syrian state TV said the army had achieved a "great success" in Homs after "killing many terrorists".

The attack follows gains in Homs province by the forces of President Bashar al-Assad in recent weeks.

They captured the strategically important town of Qusair, between Homs and the Lebanese border, in early June.

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More News On The Syrian Military Assault On The City Of Homs

Syrian army, backed by jets, launches assault on Homs -- Reuters
Syrian regime assaults rebel stronghold Homs -- Al Jazeera
Syrian troops launch wide offensive on Homs -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Syria air strikes on Homs 'kill woman, 2 children' -- FOX News/AFP
Syrian Jets Attack Rebel-Held Neighborhoods in Homs, Group Says -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Syrian army launches Homs offensive -- Washington Post
Syria army 'launches new Homs offensive' -- FOX News/AFP
Syrian army pounds Homs with airstrikes, kills three civilians -- Al Bawaba
Syrian government forces launch assault on Homs -- UPI
Syria Attacks Rebel-Held Area in New Push to Retake City -- New York Times
Syrian army attacks Homs with planes and mortar -- Deutsche Welle
Assault on Syria's Homs prompts opposition plea for help -- AFP

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