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The scramble to find the living and dead in Syria

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 01:01

Feb. 28 - Amateur video appears to show the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Idlib as residents scramble to find the living and the dead in Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports

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Panic on the streets as a market is hit by a car bomb in rural Idlib. The video, which cannot be independently verified by Reuters appears to show the scramble to find the living and the dead. More than 140,000 people have been killed in the conflict -- which began almost three years ago with peaceful protests. No one is conceding ground. The conflict is tearing the country apart and spawned a humanitarian crisis that has driven millions into neighboring countries. Near the Turkish border, celebratory gunfire after an al-Qaeda linked group withdraws from the area. The relief comes after months of rebel fighting hampered efforts to get humanitarian aid into Syria and help tens of thousands of refugees who fled there to escape bombardment.

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The scramble to find the living and dead in Syria

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 01:01