Heavy shelling in Syria; Turkey reportedly deploying missiles on border


Terrible news of heavy fighting, bombing in Syria this morning. Like during the horrifying Houla massacre, Twitter users are providing terrifying on-the-scene reports and photos.

Major fire fight as rebels attack Damascus hospital in apparent breach of Geneva Conventions #Syria #c4news

— alex thomson (@alextomo) July 22, 2012


View into Syria. Lots of Israeli media here. pic.twitter.com/ZFQzDrhW

— joseph dana (@ibnezra) July 22, 2012

FSA: "We gave orders for march into #Aleppo with aim of liberating it. Urge residents to stay in their homes until city is liberated" #Syria

— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) July 22, 2012

Assad thugs in my neighborhood told the neighbors that Hama 82 was nothing compared to what they ll do them this time! #Damascus #Syria

— Emz (@emmasuleiman) July 22, 2012

#BREAKING: PKK fighters control the city of al-Malikia in Hasaka province northeastern #Syria

— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) July 22, 2012

Oops. #Syria state TV shows footage that life is "normal" in Damascus – until the tape stops! http://t.co/UAY4Ro7s

— Saeed Ahmed (@SaeedCNN) July 22, 2012

It is incredible: every two minutes we can hear shelling in Syria…..in the UN zone. What is the UN doing about this?

— joseph dana (@ibnezra) July 22, 2012


Debka: PKK in #Syria were quick to blow up the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline carrying about a quarter of #Iraq’s oil exports into #Turkey. #FSA

— Michael 7546 (@mog7546) July 22, 2012

The view from where i am standing, i can literally see all #Damascus #Syria (Panorama) pic.twitter.com/9cnjDKK1

— Fares AlKurdi (@FaresAlK92) July 22, 2012

Sitting roughly 20 meters from the border with Syria. Shelling continues about 600 meters away in the UN admin area of the Syrian Golan

— joseph dana (@ibnezra) July 22, 2012

Me too. RT @emilie_baujard: Every 5 or 10min i can hear huge bombings coming from syrian villages in UN zone between #syria and #israel

— joseph dana (@ibnezra) July 22, 2012

This is the #Damascus skyline this morning. Plumes of smoke as shelling on Mazzeh groves continues. #Syria pic.twitter.com/Zs2xsDfH

— نور (@NMSyria) July 22, 2012


Terrifying. It is now being reported that Turkey is positioning anti-aircraft missiles on the Syrian border.

Breaking News:Turkey deploys missiles on Syria border http://t.co/Tmlo8tVb

— PressTVBreakingNews (@PressTVBreaking) July 22, 2012

#BreakingNews Turkey positions anti-aircraft missiles at Syrian border http://t.co/EYKoP2tp

— Israel News (@IsraelNewsNow) July 22, 2012

Twitchy will monitor this volatile and deadly situation and update with any developments.

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