Syrian military shells rebel hub

Hezbollah guerrillas join fighting in Homs, activists report

Posted: July 6, 2013 at 4:35 a.m.

BEIRUT — Syrian government troops unleashed an artillery barrage on the city of Homs on Friday, hitting buildings near a 13th-century mosque as they pressed an assault on rebel-held areas in the country’s strategic heartland.

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