|Date: 28/07/2012 Time: 10:23:00 PM
As the Syrian government forces continues
shelling several cities countrywide, the death toll rose on Saturday to 120
people mainly civilians, including eight women and more than 25 children, the
Local Coordination Committees (LCC) reported.
Thirty-three people were killed in Aleppo, 22 in Damascus and its suburbs,
20 in Idlib, 17 in Hamah, 15 in Deir Al-Zour, five in each of Daraa and Homs,
and three in Jableh city, Latakia Governorate, according to separate LCC
reports reaching here this evening.
The rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) engaged with the regular troops in fierce
clashes in Enkhel city, Daraa governorate, and managed to rebuff an attempted
incursion by the government tanks and armored personnel carriers into the city.
Similar clashes are raging in Al-Rastan District of Homs, Al-Khalediya,
Jorat Al-Shiyah and Al-Qarabin amid fierce artillery and mortar shelling.
The government forces committed a war crime in Al-Ommal district of Deir
Al-Zour city where a tank fired at a bus carrying two families who tried to
flee the conflict.
The fighter jets are bounding several areas in Aleppo mainly controlled by
the FSA while the regular army continues to beef up in preparation for a major
military operation aiming to recapture the city, the LCC said, warning of a
grave humanitarian disaster.
More than 50 tanks broke into Bridige village in the western costal
governorate of Latakia as the nearby villages of Rabi'a, Al-Dowirka and