Syrian forces bombard strategic rebel-held town

Incessant shelling has left Maarat al-Numan in ruins and deserted.

Incessant shelling has left the strategic town of Maarat al-Numan in ruins, forcing many of the 150,000 residents to flee.

Syrian state TV announced there had been a large earthquake in the town, but that is not what residents say.

Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton reports.

Source: Al Jazeera