Conflict & Justice

Syrian Military 'Pounding Homs'


Homs April 15 (Footage given to the BBC by an activist)

Syrian security forces are shelling rebel-held areas of Homs, as the UN's secretary general prepares to set out plans for a larger monitoring mission.

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Activists said mortars were landing in the restive central city, which has been under almost continuous attack since a ceasefire began last Thursday.

One group put Wednesday's death toll at 15, including seven in Homs.

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with an activist in the embattled city.