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Syria / Crackdown #1015131

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 18, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Istanbul, Turkey: Richard Engel) An attack by the government of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad on funeral mourners featured; scenes shown from Damascus of the chaos when security forces fired on the crowd, the battle in Homs and the stronghold of army defectors. [Syrian National Council Mohammad BASSAM†- says Homs needs help from the international community.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Engel, Richard
Duration:
00:02:20

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