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Reporter describes Homs violence
Journalist who recently visited opposition stronghold in Syrian city says the area is surrounded by government troops.
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2012 22:04

Jane Ferguson, a reporter who recently spent a few days in the Syrian city of Homs, tells Al Jazeera about the situation in the opposition stronghold Bab Amr.

She says the area has experienced "incredibly heavy shelling" in the last 10 days and is surrounded by government troops.  Snipers are firing on both anti-government fighters and civilians, she says.

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Al Jazeera
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