Syrian war planes blow up oil pipeline in Homs
An explosion has struck an oil pipeline in the Syrian protest city of Homs, with activists saying government forces bombed it from the air and the regime blaming "terrorists."
February 15, 2012
(CNN) Homs - A massive plume of thick, black smoke billowed from the Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday, punctuating the chaos that has plagued the opposition stronghold for months.
According to the Local Coordination Committees of Syria, an opposition activist group, government war planes flew over Homs and blew up an oil pipeline.
But Syrian state-run TV blamed a "terrorist group" for the assault.
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