Sept. 15 - Amateur video purports to show aerial bombardment and immediate aftermath in Syrian town near the Iraqi border. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Bombardment in Syria. Amateur video which could not be independently verified by Reuters appears to show the aftermath of a shelling in a town near the Iraqi border. the streets of the town are now lined with rubble. President Bashar al-Assad's forces and rebel fighters seeking Assad's overthrow have so far ignored appeals to end the conflict, A severely wounded man is carried away on a motor bike. Activists say more than 27,000 people have been killed in Syria since the uprising began last March.