This harrowing footage shows the immediate aftermath of a Syrian government forces airstrike on what appears to be mainly civilians. The video was brought to our attention by Reuters TV, which says the footage was taken today.
The Syrian civil war has been ongoing for nearly two years as rebels continue to battle President Assad’s forces, devastating the civilian population. Today was particularly bloody:
#BreakingNews: At least 147 people were killed by Syrian regime forces today: Activists
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) January 3, 2013