Syrian Warplanes Bomb Refugee Camp

Syrian Warplanes Bomb Refugee Camp


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Opposition activists say Syrian warplanes bombarded a densely populated Palestinian
refugee camp with rocket fire inside the capital city of Damascus. {field{*fldinst{HYPERLINK
“http://www.bloomberg.com/”}}{fldrslt cf4 ul ulc4 CTV has more}}.
b ’93This unverified video from opposition
activists shows the aftermath of the attack. Reports say that at least eight people were
killed when a rocket hit a mosque filled with refugees fleeing from nearby neighborhoods.’94
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According to the latest report from Reuters,
more than 25 people were killed in the attack on the Palestinian camp known as Yarmouk.
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{field{*fldinst{HYPERLINK “http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/16/world/meast/syria-civil-war/”}}{fldrslt cf4 ul ulc4 CNN reports}} ’85
b ’93Airstrikes hammered the Yarmouk camp in the southern part of the capital ’85 Formed
in 1957 ’85 Yarmouk ’85 is the largest Palestinian refugee community in Syria, with more than
148,500 registered refugees.’94’a0 b0
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{field{*fldinst{HYPERLINK “http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/dec/16/syrian-rocket-palestinian-refugee-camp”}}{fldrslt cf4 ul ulc4 A writer for the Guardian says}}
Yarmouk has slowly been drawn into the conflict as thousands of Damascus Syrians have fled
from their neighborhoods to what was once the safest place in the region.
pardpardeftab720 b cf2 ’93Though hit by an artillery shell
in August, which killed 20 people, the camp had largely remained a relative safe haven
as security disintegrated elsewhere in the capital amid rebel attempts to advance towards
the regime’s power base.’94’a0 b0
According to the Local Coordination Committees
of Syria, 131 Syrians have been killed across the country Sunday.’a0}

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