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Hama activist describes massacre

Last modified: 13 Jul 2012 06:27

An activist from Hama described the massacre in Tremseh, Hama suburb, where at least 220 people killed, as he said.

"Around 6:00 AM of Thursday morning, Assad forces surrounded the village with heavy weaponry and tanks, more than 800 soldiers of Assad forces were in the mission, after couple of hours, they started arbitrary artillery shelling on the village. people fled their home to seek shelters in school and the mosque. Assad forces shelled the school and the mosque causing collapses in the building which result in tens of deaths. Shabeeha from the surrounded villages came to support Assad forces and to kill more of the village people, which escalate the number of victims in this massacre.

video uploaded on Youtube purportedly shows some of the victims of the massacre.