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Tremseh killings targeted rebels – UN monitors

Sunday, July 15, 2012



Tremseh killings targeted rebels – UN monitors

The attack on the Syrian city of Tremseh, widely condemned by the West as civilian murder, actually targeted rebels and army defectors, says a UN investigation. The findings contradict opposition claims of civilian killings by Assad forces.

“A variety of weapons were used in an attack on the Syrian village of Tremseh, where more than 150 people were killed this week, with the homes of rebels and activists bearing the brunt,” the UN mission said.

A team of monitors visited the site of the killings on Saturday. After a preliminary examination they concluded that “the attack on Tremseh appeared targeted at specific groups and houses, mainly of army defectors and activists.”

However, the mission said the death toll was still unclear..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://www.rt.com/news/tremseh-massacre-un-rebels-215/

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