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"Scud-type" missile attack kills 20 in Syria

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 00:40

Feb. 19 - Opposition activists say Syrian forces have turned to longer-range ''scud--type'' missiles to attack rebels in Aleppo after losing key bases in the area. Deborah Gembara reports.

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In Aleppo, the aftermath of what opposition members say was a "Scud-type" missle attack by Syrian forces. Twenty people were killed in the strike --- which was directed at an area held by rebels. Opposition activists say the victims also included civilians. They also say the Syria army is turning to longer-range weapons similiar to Russian-made scuds after losing key bases in the around the city. The strike, one of two to hit Aleppo on Tuesday, destroyed dozens of building.

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"Scud-type" missile attack kills 20 in Syria

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 00:40