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


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