Syrian security forces kill 33 people in Idlib - rights group

BEIRUT Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:18am GMT

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian security forces killed at least 33 people on Tuesday during army raids on villages in northern Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

"The army stormed the village of Abdita and chased people in Iblin and Balshoon, they killed 33 people. All are civilians," the rights group said.

(Reporting by Mariam Karouny)