New massacre reported in Syria, 100 killed

As many as 100 were reported killed by Syrian pro-government forces in Hama, opposition activists reported. This comes less than two weeks after 108 people were killed in Houla. As with the Houla massacre, many of those who were killed were women and children. Mohammed Sermini, spokesman for the opposition Syrian National Council, said “We have 100 deaths in the village of Al-Kubeir, among them 20 women and 20 children.” He accused forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad of being behind the “massacre.”

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