Syrian activists: 200 dead in government assault
Published 02/04/2012, The Dickinson Press
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian forces hammered restive neighborhoods in the city of Homs for hours with mortars and artillery Saturday, sending terrified residents fleeing into basements and killing more than 200 people in what appeared to be the bloodiest episode of the nearly 11-month-old uprising, activists said.Word count: 499
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