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Sectarian Syrian Group Blamed In Houla Massacre

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An investigation into the massacre in Houla, Syria, indicates most of the victims were shot at close range or bayoneted. The Damascus government insists rebels committed the act. But independent accounts from survivors, backed by U.N. officials, say most of the killing was done by a militia loyal to the Assad regime in coordination with the Syrian army.
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