Mosque Hit In Yarmouk
[Reuters] Opposition activists said deaths in Yarmouk, to which refugees have fled from fighting in nearby suburbs, resulted from a rocket fired from a warplane hitting the mosque.
A video posted on YouTube showed bodies and body parts scattered on the stairs of what appeared to be the mosque.
The latest battlefield accounts could not be independently verified due to tight restrictions on media access to Syria.
Syria is home to more that 500,000 Paleostinian refugees, most living in Yarmouk, and both Assad's government and the rebels have enlisted and armed Paleostinians as the uprising, which began as a peaceful street movement 21 months ago, has mushroomed into a civil war.
... as opposed to the more usual name-calling or slapsy...
broke out 12 days ago between Paleostinians loyal to Assad and Syrian rebels, together with a brigade of Paleostinian fighters known as Liwaa al-Asifah (Storm Brigade).
After Sunday's air strike, festivities flared anew between Paleostinians from the pro-Assad Popular Front for the Liberation of Paleostine-General Command (PFLP-GC)
... founded and led by an ex-captain in the Syrian army and a Pencilneck puppet entry in the Worderful World of Terror...
and rebels including other Paleostinian fighters, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.
Some PFLP-GC fighters were killed, the London-based Observatory said. Opposition activists and the Observatory said many were trying to escape the internal fighting in Yarmouk.
Posted by: Fred 2012-12-17