110 dead in Homs in 6th day of attacks

The body count for the day nationwide: 137. It should be noted that there are no demonstrations or protests going on in Homs. Assad's forces are targeting neighborhoods and, as reports from the usually reliable Local Coordinating Committees indicate, hospitals. CNN: Syrian state television Thursday said armed terrorist gangs fired seven shells into Homs in the early morning, adding that there were no reports of damage. The station then showed video of people it identified as residents saying armed gangs had fired on their homes and schools with shells and rocket-propelled grenades. Nearly all other reports from within the country, however, tell a different story. Opposition activists in Homs describe explosions from mortars and tank shells launched by Syrian forces every few minutes, people bleeding to death in the streets for lack of medical attention, and snipers picking off civilians running for cover. Video reportedly from Homs and posted online shows rubble and the remains of...(Read Full Post)