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Syria / Unrest #1000148

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 13, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The crackdown by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad on his own people noted.

(Guvecci, Turkey: Elizabeth Palmer) The assault on Jisr al-Shughour, Syria by government troops featured; photos and scenes shown, including a mass grave containing soldiers’ bodies; details given about reports of desertions from the military; amateur video shown of families camping outside the town. [Jisr al-Shughour resident Mustafa DAAS†† {thru reporter's translation} – says the soldiers are bulldozing our homes and burning our fields.]

Pelley, Scott;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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