Ninety-Two People Killed by Government Shelling in Syria


The victims — 32 of whom were children — were residents of the central town of Houla, which was attacked by President Assad’s troops on Friday after security forces shot a protester and later skirmished with members of the country’s anti-government insurgency. According to the U.N., the incident was the worst violence that has taken place since the organization began trying to implement a peace plan in Syria.