Syria Fires on Lebanese as Deserters Flee Army (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu 03/27/12)
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Syrian troops fired machine guns on a border town in northern
Lebanon, but Beirut denied reports that Assadís crossed the border.
Reuters reported that Syrian soldiers invaded Lebanon.
One report stated that nearly three dozen Syrian troops destroyed a
farm building in Lebanon and fought rebels who had fled there. One
resident reported that soldiers crossed the border in armored
Heavy gunfire was heard Tuesday morning, according to the Beirut
Daily Star. No casualties were reported at the village of Al-Joura in
Masharih al-Qaa, which has served as a passage for Syrian soldiers
and civilians trying to escape the carnage in Syria.
At least six more people were killed Tuesday morning in a suburb of
Damascus and in Homs, one of the strongest areas of opposition to the
regime that it says has killed more than 10,000 people.
Assad reportedly visited Homs morning in a sign that his soldiers
have successfully suppressed rebel forces.
The Beirut newspaper reported that Syrian President Bashar Assad has
accepted Kofi Ananís plan to end the violence, but Assad previously
has verbally accepted several proposals without executing them.
(Copyright 2012 © Yedioth Internet 03/27/12)
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