22 Jan '12, 5am

Syria Tracker News: Syrian prisoners killed in police truck ambush - TODAYonline #basharcrimes

BEIRUT- Bombs killed at least 14 prisoners in a Syrian security vehicle yesterday, and fierce battles erupted between rebels and state forces as the Arab League considered whether to keep monitors in place. Rebels seized parts of a suburb of Damascus late yesterday, activists said, and fighting continued into the night. The League looks set to extend its monitoring mission in Syria, given the lack of any Arab or world consensus on how to halt the bloodshed there, an Arab diplomatic source said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the 10-month-old revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, said an explosive device planted on a road in the northwestern province of Idlib had killed 15 detainees and wounded dozens. Syria's state news agency SANA said a "terrorist" group had set off two explosions on the road between the towns of Idlib and Ariha, killing 14 pri...

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