Syrian army crackdown kills dozens in Hama
Syrian security forces have cracked down on anti-government protests across the country, killing 100 people in the city of Hama alone, reports say.
Witnesses said tanks moved into Hama at dawn, shelling civilians. Other towns also erupted in violence in one of the bloodiest days since protests began.
The government said troops had been sent in to Hama to remove barricades erected by the protesters.
Caroline Hawley reports.
31 Jul 2011
- From the section Middle East