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UN Monitors Close to Violence in Syria

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UN vehicle in Syria (BBC video)

Syrian government forces reportedly opened fire on a crowd in a northern town that was being visited by UN monitors on Tuesday.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the audio to hear it.)

Several people were killed.

The UN also said that vehicles in the observers' convoy were also damaged during the visit.

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's Laura Lynch, who was in Syria last week and at times was allowed to travel around the country following UN monitors.

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