The Local Coordination Committees in Syria:
The number of martyrs in Syria has risen to 180 thus far, including women, children and defectors. 104 martyrs were reported in Damascus and its suburbs, including 50 from a new massacre in Jdeidet Artouz and 27 in a massacre in Yilda ; 23 martyrs in Aleppo; 14 in Idlib; 13 in Homs; 13 in Deir Ezzor; 8 in Daraa, 3 in Hama and 2 in Lattakia
Daraa: Basr Hareer: The fierce shelling was resumed at the city from the 12th Battalion and 4 mortar shells have fallen so far
Damascus: Qaddam: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime army, the latter being supported by tanks and armored vehicles. Thick smoke is rising from the area.
Damascus: Yarmouk Refugee Camp: The regime army is shelling the neighborhood with tanks and mortar shell, while snipers have spread atop buildings, in addition to heavy mobiliation of security forces in an attempt to invade the Refugee Camp from the direction of Yalda
Hama: Intense mobilization of fully-armed Shabiha thugs in he villages of Shahba and Shahib, with internce indiscriminate gunfire targeting residential homes
Damascus Suburbs: Aasal Al-Ward: Intense rocket shelling with tanks and artillery, targeting the town amid a complete power outage