Still from video showing fighter in square, fires burning
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Syrian activists document al-Bayda and Baniyas 'massacre'

Opposition activists in Syria say they have documented the deaths of more than 200 men, women and children in what they say is one of the worst massacres of the war.

Earlier this month the government said it had killed "terrorist fighters" in an operation in three neighbouring districts in al-Bayda and Baniyas in the west of the country.

But graphic video footage and fresh eyewitness testimony appear to support claims that the area was witness to one of the worst atrocities of the conflict.

Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway's report from Syria contains disturbing images.

Go to next video: 'No weapons yet' for Syria rebels