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No Let-Up In Shelling Of Rastan

June 02 2011


Government forces are continuing to pound the Syrian town of Rastan, with a house being hit on Thursday, reports the Belfast Telegraph.

Forces also shelled the central town of Rastan on Tuesday, killing 41 people, Reuters reported, citing an official from a group organizing protests.

Among the dead was a four-year-old girl, said a lawyer from the group. Five victims were reportedly buried on Wednesday.

Snipers also killed nine civilians during a Tuesday raid in the town of...

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