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Syrians fleeing Homs attacked

Fleeing Homs. As difficult as life in Syria's most embattled city has become, civilians attempting to leave probably should have expected no different. (Explosion) A fresh wave of attacks as UN and Red Crescent teams tried to help hundreds of elderly men, women and children escape --- in this latest video posted to a social media website whose content Reuters cannot independently verify. The violence comes a day after mortar fire sent aid workers here scrambling for cover in a basement. UN Coordinator Youval El Hillo and others waited for hours undeterred by this latest setback. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) U.N. HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR IN SYRIA, YACOUB EL HILLO, SAYING: "Today is the first day that the U.N. workers made it into here since the last time which was a year ago, and that was the last time. So what was achieved today is a good thing and it is a good beginning and we must continue." Fighting in Syria wasn't confined to just Homs. At least a dozen

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