Syrian Troops Kill 7 Sunnis

Syrian Troops Kill 7 Sunnis

Seven civiliansโ€”including four womenโ€”were killed when forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stormed a Sunni Muslim village Sunday, according to activist group the Syrian Network for Human Rights. The troops torched residences and arrested dozens in the village near the city of Hama, the group said. โ€œThe village was subjected to collective punishment,โ€ the activists said in a statement. โ€œOver half of its houses were burnt. Several people were executed when they were arrested. The rest were killed from bombardment.โ€ Assadโ€™s forces have allegedly attacked dozens of Sunni villages in the area.

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