The Syrian Town Of Qusair Has Fallen To Government And Hezbollah Forces

Horrific Pictures Reveal The Slaughter In Syria As Government Forces Capture Key Town And Britain Accuses Regime Of Attacking Rebels With Chemical Weapons -- The Daily Mail

* Government troops regain control of strategic border town of Qusair
* Graphic images show bodies of rebel fighters defeated by Assad's army
* British and French officials reveal that sarin has been used in fighting
* David Cameron's spokesman accuses Assad of deploying chemical arms
* News could raise prospect of Western intervention in Syria's civil war
* Country built up its chemical stockpile thanks to foreign allies like Russia

Horrific pictures today revealed the scale of the ongoing slaughter in Syria after government troops regained control of a strategic border town from rebel fighters.

The graphic images purported to show the corpses of rebels killed during the three-week battle over the town of Qusair, which was captured by Bashar Al Assad's forces today.

The news comes as a British official insisted there is a 'growing body of persuasive evidence' that the regime has been using chemical weapons against its rebel opponents.

It is believed that Assad's government has acquired such weapons, including the deadly nerve gas sarin, from foreign allies such as Russia and Iran.

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More News On The Fall Of Qusair

Syria Live Blog -- Al Jazeera
Syria crisis: Assad's forces retake Qusair - live updates -- The Guardian

Syria army announces capture of key town to nation -- AP
Syrian rebels lose strategic town, bolstering Assad -- Reuters
Syrian army retakes key town of Qusair from rebels -- BBC
Syria crisis: Qusair capture 'major strategic victory' (Video) -- BBC
Pro-Assad forces retake strategic city of Qusayr in major setback for rebels -- McClatchy News
Syrian Army Regains Strategic City Of Qusayr -- Al Jazeera
Assad's troops seize control of Qusair -- The Guardian
Syria: Assad forces take control of Qusayr in major breakthrough -- The Telegraph
Assad's troops roll into Qusayr -- The Telegraph
Syrian regime takes over crucial city of Qusayr; rebels say war's not over -- CNN
Key Syria town of al-Qusayr falls to government troops -- USA Today
Syrian Regime Regains Key Border Town -- Wall Street Journal
Syria rebels lose battle for Qusair -- Sydney Morning Herald
Report: Lebanese militants help Syrian forces capture border town -- Washington Post
Syrian Army Takes Control of Qusair -- Voice of America
Qusair capture changes Syria conflict dynamics -- Jonathan Marcus, BBC

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