Syrian troops surrounded the city Rastan and Talbiseh, 2 people were killed

Two people were killed in the city Rastan province of Homs in Syria, where on Sunday were introduced army units and tanks, dozens more were injured, it was reported by Reuters citing eyewitnesses.

Syrian troops accompanied by tanks surrounded the city Rastan and Talbiseh, the place where anti-government demonstrations took place on Sunday morning.

At the same time, activists say anti-government movement, the military and security forces have blocked all roads leading to the cities. According to the Associated Press, the city had lost contact with the outside world, as the telephone wires were cut and the city was under siege.


According to Reuters, entering the city, soldiers exposed to intense machine-gun fire streets Rastan with a population of 80 thousand people.

Unrest in Syria began in the middle of March, on the border with Jordan, town Dera’a and shortly after spread to other regions of the country and some suburbs of Damascus. Syrian human rights activists reported that in clashes with security forces killed about a thousand people.

According to official figures, at the beginning of the event actions of “armed terrorist elements” that Syrian authorities have blamed for the violence in the country, killed over 100 military and security forces.




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