Syrian civilians flee Qalamoun fighting

Many seeking refuge in town across Lebanese border amid reports of execution of children in ancient Christian town.

    Fighting in the ancient Christian town of Qalamoun region of Syria between armed opposition fighters and government forces has escalated. Activists say seven children have been executed in the town of Nabak.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons talks to witnesses who fled to Arsal in Lebanon.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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