Situation in Syria’s Zabadani “tragic,” activist says

A Syrian activist in Zabadani said Thursday that the situation in the Syrian town is “tragic,” adding that the Syrian army “is arbitrarily shelling the city.”

The shelling has killed a woman, a young man and a child, Local Free Council spokesperson Ali Ibrahim told Future News.

He added that the army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad “has targeted the mosques in the city and Zabadani’s church.”

Ibrahim also said that the city is experiencing “food shortages,” adding that “communication lines have been cut off.”

The UN says more than 6,000 people have been killed in the crackdown on Syrian protesters who have been demonstrating against the Baath regime since March 2011.

-NOW Lebanon

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