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Syrian troops accused of killing children
Two fathers say their sons were targeted by soldiers as testimonies point to a trigger-happy security force.
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2012 18:46

Syrian government forces have been blamed by residents for attacking and killing thousands of civilians, including hundreds of children, as part of the ongoing crackdown on the country's 11-month uprising.

Two fathers in central Damascus, which has experienced a protest movement smaller than other cities like Homs, Hama and Idlib due to a heavier presence of security forces, tell Al Jazeera how their sons were either murdered or shot by troops.

One of them blames a soldier for his son's death in this exclusive report.

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Al Jazeera
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