- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -
At least 80 killed in heavy clashes near Syrian capital
Posted By admin On March 19, 2012 @ 4:10 am In World News | Comments Disabled
March 19, 2012
At least 80 people were killed in heavy clashes Monday between the opposition Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar Assad on the outskirts of Damascus, activists said.
“Some 50 members of the government forces were killed, among them an officer,” Haytham al-Abdullah, an activist in Damascus told dpa.
A resident in the capital said Monday that a heavy deployment of government troops was taking place across the capital. “The city looks like a barracks,” he said.
Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com
URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/at-least-80-killed-in-heavy-clashes-near-syrian-capital.html
URLs in this post:
 DPA/Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/at-least-80-killed-in-heavy-clashes-near-syrian-capital-1.419503
 Syrian troops recapture several areas near capital, repulse infiltration attempt: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-troops-recapture-several-areas-near-capital-repulse-infiltration-attempt.html
 Heavy clashes erupt in western Libya: http://www.prisonplanet.com/heavy-clashes-erupt-in-western-libya.html
 Syrian army batters parts of Damascus, 40 killed: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-army-batters-parts-of-damascus-40-killed.html
 First European & NATO heavy arms for Syrian rebels. Russian reprisal expected: http://www.prisonplanet.com/first-european-nato-heavy-arms-for-syrian-rebels-russian-reprisal-expected.html
 Several killed in Yemen massive turnout: http://www.prisonplanet.com/several-killed-in-yemen-massive-turnout.html
Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.