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Mass burial of Houla killing victims

2012-05-30 05:12:45 GMT2012-05-30 13:12:45(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A Shaam News Network photo claims to show the burial of more than 100 people in the Syrian town of Houla on May 26. Kofi Annan has told President Bashar al-Assad of the world's "grave concern" about bloodshed in Syria, during a meeting in Damascus, as Western powers moved to expel Damascus' diplomats in protest at the Houla massacre. (AFP Photo/)

Concrete slabs are seen over a mass burial site for people purportedly killed during an artillery barrage from Syrian forces in Houla in this handout image dated May 26, 2012. U.N. observers in Syria have confirmed that artillery and tank shells were fired at a residential area of Houla, Syria, where at least 108 people, including many children, were killed, the U.N. chief said on Sunday in a letter to the Security Council. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Shaam News Network photo shows the mass burial of more than 100 victims killed in Houla on May 26. France, Germany and Britain have moved to expel Syria's diplomatic envoys in protest at the weekend massacre in the town of Houla, as other EU nations considered following suit. (AFP Photo/)

People gather at a mass burial for the victims purportedly killed during an artillery barrage from Syrian forces in Houla in this handout image dated May 26, 2012. U.N. observers in Syria have confirmed that artillery and tank shells were fired at a residential area of Houla, Syria, where at least 108 people, including many children, were killed, the U.N. chief said on Sunday in a letter to the Security Council. REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout

Shaam News Network photos showed the burial of more than 100 people in the Syrian town of Houla on May 26.

Kofi Annan has told President Bashar al-Assad of the world's "grave concern" about bloodshed in Syria, during a meeting in Damascus, as Western powers moved to expel Damascus' diplomats in protest at the Houla massacre.

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