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Syrian Tanks Shell City Of Homs, Says Human Rights Campaigner


First Posted: 05/11/11 03:48 AM ET Updated: 07/10/11 06:12 AM ET

May 11, 2011 5:56:05 AM

AMMAN, May 11 (Reuters) - Army tanks shelled the Bab Amro residential district in Syria's third city of Homs on Wednesday, a human rights campaigner in the city said.

"Homs is shaking with the sound of explosions from tank shelling and heavy machineguns," said Najati Tayrara.

(Reporting by Khaled Yacoub Oweis)

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