|Date: 13/05/2012 Time: 11:05:00 PM
Some 30 civilians, including a child, were killed
on Sunday amid the ongoing political unrest in Syria, which is calling for an
end to the rule of President Bashar Al-Assad, according to local reports.
In a their daily casualty count, a combined group of regime opposing
movements, known as the Local Coordination Committees said that the casualties
were reported in the areas of Hama, Daraa, Homs, Idleb, Deir Al-Zour, Damascus
Countryside (Rif Dimashq) and Aleppo.
The city of Homs is being held prey to the heavy gunfire and rocket
shelling of government forces.
In Damascus, regime forces dispersed a demonstration in a square by gunfire.
Meanwhile, tanks and heavy artillery continue to patrol Damascus
Countryside, with families fearing they will be targetted next by the
shelling. Also, young men in the area are being pursued for imposed military
The city of Idlib is also undergoing heavy shelling, with at least 12
government soldiers, having announced they have defected to the opposition.