February 10th, 2012
10:41 AM ET

Homs then and now in satellite pictures

Government troops in tanks and armored vehicles stormed a neighborhood in the beseiged city of Homs, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition group.  The neighborhood has become a refuge for the opposition fleeing the fighting and shelling in the nearby neighborhood of Baba Amr, the group said.

On his show, John King took a closer look at how the barrage on Homs has taken its toll, using new satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe. Click play above to see how the city looks from above compared to August 2010.

Read more about today's fighting in Syria here.


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  1. Omar

    i did not knew the CNN Lies that much ...everyone please check the two picters verey closely....they are too different

    February 10, 2012 at 3:23 pm | Reply
    • Colt

      it's civil war of course it'll look different, find an ant hill and take a picture of it before you throw rocks at it then take a picture after rocks are thrown at it, it'll look different right? that's like what happened to the city

      February 10, 2012 at 5:38 pm | Reply
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    when will all this bullshit btwn syrianz stop, ant they tired of fighting? They should get a grip!

    February 10, 2012 at 12:51 pm | Reply

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