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Northern town of Binnish under fire in Syria

A military offensive is continuing in northern Syria, as counting gets under way after a constitutional referendum.

A BBC correspondent says troops have been firing artillery, mortars and anti-aircraft guns at civilian areas in the opposition-held town of Binnish.

The city of Homs continues to be hit, activists reported, as France's president said a solution was in sight to rescue wounded Western journalists.

Ian Pannell reports from northern Syria.

  • 27 Feb 2012
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