U.N. Security Council condemns Syria over massacre

May 27 2013

People gather at a mass burial for the victims purportedly killed during an artillery barrage from Syrian forces in HoulaAMMAN/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council on Sunday unanimously condemned the killing of at least 108 people, including many children, in the Syrian town of Houla, a sign of mounting outrage at the massacre that the government and rebels blamed on each other. Images of bloodied and lifeless young bodies, laid carefully side by side after the onslaught on Friday, triggered shock around the world and underlined the failure of a six-week-old U.N. ceasefire plan to stop the violence. …


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