Weak attempt to launch 17 dead children story in London Guardian website:
4.11pm: Another activist group, the Syrian Revolution Co-ordinators Union, has named 66 people it says were killed today.
The email update could not be independently verified.
The Local Co-ordination Committees in Syria says 51 people were killed.
It has circulated footage purporting to show children who it claims were injured during shelling in Idlib today [warning: disturbing content].
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Was Marie Colvin US-UK reporter killed this week working on the "17 dead children" theme? There are some signs se ws obsessed with a "dead child" story.