Aug 26 - Government forces reclaim a Damascus suburb after dozens of bodies were discovered. Julie Noce reports.
Amateur video from Daraya, a suburb of Damascus in Syria, purports to show pro government forces taking position. Reuters cannot independantly verify the content of the video. Opposition activists say it was here that more 200 bodies were discovered-- victims of what they're calling a mass execution by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. In a town near Idlib, more destruction. Video obtrained by Reuters shows villagers picking through rubble of destroyed homes after an attack by government forces. The United Nations has declared the country locked in a civil war that has cost more than 18,000 lives.