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"Smell of dead bodies" lingers at Syrian village -U.N.

Friday, June 08, 2012 - 01:20

June 8 - U.N. monitors in Syria describe the smell of burnt flesh at the site where 78 people were reported massacred earlier this week. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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UN monitors head into Hama province in Syria. UN footage shows the delegation as it arrives at the site of a massacre, where at least 78 people were killed Wednesday. The town is deserted. Homes have turned into crime scenes. For some the loss is beyond words. U.N. spokeswoman Sausan Ghosheh reported on the UN findings. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNITED NATIONS SPOKESWOMAN, SAUSAN GHOSHEH, SAYING: "You can smell the burn the smell of dead bodies you could also see body parts in and around the village," : Ban ki Moon has warned of an "imminent" civil war in Syria. But so far, the world is divided between President Bashar al Assad's opponents and countries such as China, Russia and Iran that are deeply suspicious of Western and Arab states determined to unseat the Syrian leader. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters.

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"Smell of dead bodies" lingers at Syrian village -U.N.

Friday, June 08, 2012 - 01:20