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Chaos, anguish in Syria after mosque attack

Friday, July 04, 2014 - 00:55

Amateur videos purport to show the aftermath of a mosque bombing in Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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--STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES -- Chaos and anguish in a hospital after a mosque comes under attack in Syria's Idlib Province. The video, which cannot be independently verified by Reuters, shows that anyone can be a target in a war that has already killed more than 160,000 people. The attack purportedly came after afternoon prayers were finishing on the 6th day of Ramadan. The war in Syria, is becoming a battle for supremacy among Sunni rebel groups, with the Al Qaeda off shoot the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant gaining more ground. While its latest gains in Syria are more incremental than the sweep through Iraq, just two years ago, it had no presence in the country.

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Chaos, anguish in Syria after mosque attack

Friday, July 04, 2014 - 00:55