Syria crisis: Assad forces move in on Aleppo - live updates
Here's another video that claims to show shelling of Aleppo by Assad's forces today. Reuters has this video report about today's clashes. The video, obtained from a social media website, claims to show rebel forces firing on a tank and a military helicopter being shot down.The Associated Press has a report about the impact of the Syrian civil war on the Druse people in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights. The Druse have been loyal to Assad's family as it has vowed to take back the territory from Israel. But now villagers in the area are divided between supporters of the uprising and those who continue to back the regime. A Druse doctor predicted his people would demand Assad's downfall, while a butcher in a nearby town denounced the Syrian uprising as a foreign conspiracy, AP reports.There are reports on Twitter that more than 40 people have already been killed in clashes today in Syria. Live blog: Twitter Sumaiyah, who describes himself as a Syrian Turk, writes: "41 dead in #Syria. May I remind you that's it's only 11:46 am there?"The Associated Press has a report about a six-year-old boy who was killed by Syrian troops as he and his family tried to flee into Jordan in the early hours of Friday. The family crept across farmland under night's cover, heading for the border, when Syrian troops opened fire. Bullets whizzed around them as they broke into a mad dash, survivors say. The 6-year-old boy, holding his mother's hand, broke away and ran ahead. He nearly made it into <b>...</b>
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