Syrian troops killed three people in the city of Homs on Thursday, a day after the leadership in Damascus accepted an Arab League peace plan calling for a "complete halt to the violence" and the release of detainees.
AFP - Syrian troops killed three people in the flashpoint central city of Homs on Thursday a day after Damascus said yes to an Arab League plan to end the bloodshed, a human rights group said.
The three were killed in the Baba Amr and Al-Inshaat neighbourhoods of the city where "heavy machine fire is still being heard," the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Under the hard-won deal announced at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Wednesday evening, the Syrian government agreed to a complete halt to violence against civilians and to a withdrawal from cities like Homs where there have been major clashes.
"The Syrian delegation accepted the Arab League plan without reservations and in its entirety," a League official said.
Date created : 2011-11-03