Nov. 4 - Opposition activists say President Bashar al Assad's forces dropped barrels of explosives on the southwestern city of Deraa. Deborah Gembara reports.
Explosions rocked the Syrian city of Deraa in this latest video posted to a social media website whose content Reuters cannot independently verify A fighter jet could be seen in the sky above the city but as it disappears behind a building -- there's panic and a mad scramble and yet another explosion. A man can also be heard saying that government forces are dropping barrels of explosives on two camps predominantly inhabited by Palestinian refugees. Other video captured the damage in a suburb of Damascus while in Idlib, opposition activists say the government is in the midst of an aggressive air assault to maintain control of the communities flanking the roadway between Aleppo and the capital