Baroness Amos in Damascus
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Aid chief Baroness Amos 'devastated' by visit to Homs

The UN humanitarian chief Baroness Amos has told reporters she was "devastated" by what she saw in Homs, during a visit to Syria.

Earlier, a Syrian deputy oil minister resigned his post to join the revolt against the government. Abdo Hussameddin, 58, announced his defection in a video posted on YouTube.

Jim Muir reports from Beirut.

  • 08 Mar 2012
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