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Syria: 30 years on, Hama survivors recount the horror

Headline Title:  Syria: 30 years on, Hama survivors recount the horror 28 February 2012 The Syrian military assault on Homs is now in its fourth week with no sign of abating, prompting memories in nearby Hama of mass killings 30 years ago. Three decades ago, Syrian troops under the government of Hafez al-Assad – father of current President Bashar al-Assad – unleashed a bloody 27-day assault on Hama.It followed an ambush of soldiers by members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and attacks on officials and alleged “collaborators”.  The final death toll may have reached 25,000,…

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