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Army shelling kills 17 in Syria's Homs - activists

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:09 GMT
Author: Reuters
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BEIRUT, Feb 22 (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed when Syrian troops shelled the rebel-held Baba Amro district of the city of Homs on Wednesday, activists said.

Baba Amro has been under sustained bombardment since Feb. 3. Several hundred people have been killed, activists said.

Two Western journalists were killed in the shelling on Wednesday. (Reporting by Mariam Karouny; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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