Syrian forces pounded Homs on Monday as they pressed their campaign against rebel strongholds in the city, while 34 people were killed across the country, the Local Coordination Committees have reported.
The first video shows black smoke rising from a residential area in Homs after it was shelled by regime forces on Monday. The second video filmed today in the town of Rastan, a few kilometres north of Homs, also shows smoke rising from a building. The third one dates back from yesterday. It shows the town of Rastan under heavy shelling.
The Britain-based Syrian observatory for Human Right says 67 people were killed nationwide on Sunday, including 15 in Homs province.
UN observers, sent to Syria on April 12 as part of Annan six-point peace plan, have suspended their mission on Saturday, citing risks and escalating violence. The mission commander, Major General Robert Mood, said that with no will on either side to seek peaceful resolution, with the ongoing danger to his troops, the mission could not continue.