05/11/2011 02:48 am ET | Updated Jul 10, 2011

Syrian Tanks Shell City Of Homs, Says Human Rights Campaigner

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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