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Shelling in Syria's Raqqa kills 20

Beirut, December 26, 2012

Government shelling in the northern Syrian province of Raqqa killed about 20 people, at least eight of them children, a video posted by activists on Wednesday showed.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published a video showing rows of the blood-stained bodies laid out on blankets. The sound of crying relatives could be heard in the background.

The shelling hit the province's al-Qahtania village, but it was unclear when the attack happened. – Reuters

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