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Boy, 8, killed by Syrian forces

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 - 01:02

July 27 - Syrian refugees hold a funeral for an eight-year-old Syrian boy killed as he and his family tried to cross the border into Jordan. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Syrian refugees gather for the funeral of an eight year old boy killed by Syrian forces. Bilal was killed as he tried to cross the border into Jordan with his family. Thousands of Syrian refugees are pouring into Jordan to escape escalating violence back home. (Explosions) This is the scene near Aleppo according to video posted to a social media website. Activists say Syrian forces are bombarding the area to try and stop fighters from resupplying rebels in Aleppo. The country's 16-month uprising has in the past week centered on Aleppo and Damascus where troops and rebels are in a fierce battle for control. Reuters cannot independently confirm the content of these videos or reports of an attack on a mosque in Harak. Deborah Gembara, Reuters.

Boy, 8, killed by Syrian forces

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 - 01:02

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