The UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) uploaded on Youtube footage of the situation on the ground in Syria. The 3-minute video shows shelling over Homs, damage caused by shelling in the opposition strongholds of Talbiseh and al-Rastan and regime helicopters flying over the two towns. The description below the video says:
In Homs where increased and intensified fighting is taking place, smoke drift into the sky from buildings and houses hit by shelling. Next the observers traveled to Talbiseh and al-Rastan,north of Homs city. The roads were empty and all shops, garages, health centers were closed. The bridge on the highway between Talbiseh and al-Rastan appeared shelled.
A Syrian opposition flag - with three stars - draped from the bridge as the smoke and fire continued to burn. UN military observers on patrol to these towns noticed helicopters firing.
There was fresh blood on corridors and outside some of the houses.The UN patrol team spoke with both side - Syrian army soldiers and oppositions free Syrian army - to try and ascertain the extent of this increased heavy weapons and attacks.