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Fierce fighting in Syria's Idlib

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 01:07

July 16 - Amateur video shows rebels attacking Syrian government forces in Idlib, and the aftermath of an attack in Damascus. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Fierce fighting in the northern province of Idlib as clashes between Syrian rebels and government forces continue in the war-torn country. The video, which can not be independently verified by Reuters comes amid reports that the Syrian government is intensifying its assaults in the province which is close to Turkey. Activists say more than 100,000 people have died in Syria -- in a war that began with peaceful protests more than two years More footage out of Idlib shows a massive explosions as rebels launch another attack of government forces. The flames of war also rage in Damascus, as thick black smoke rises from a building in flames. The UN says that more than 6,000 people flee Syria every day. They said it is at a rate not seen since the genocide in Rwanda nearly two decades ago

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Fierce fighting in Syria's Idlib

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 01:07