2013-02-20 21:00:11

In Syria, shortage of food, medicine, water put heavy strain on civilians

In Syria today, a government airstrike on a Damascus suburb killed at least 20. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights uploaded a video that showed a fighter jet streaking through the sky as the sound of gunfire rings out. Activists with the Local Coordination Committees put the death toll from the strike in Damascus up to 35, with dozens more wounded. The attack comes as Russian officials and the Arab League offered to broker talks between President Bashar al Assad and the Syrian opposition.


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