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The Syria Cable - Thursday, April 12th 2012

Diplomatic Front:

Assad must face day of reckoning, says Cameron (The Guardian - UK)
Western Powers Doubt Syria Will Meet Cease-Fire Deadline (Bloomberg - US)
U.S. discusses possible buffer zone for Syria (CNN - US)
Annan says Syria not keeping to peace plan (NOW Lebanon - Lebanon)

Fighting:

- Syrian state TV said a roadside bomb in the city of Aleppo had killed one person and wounded 24. (BBC)
- The Local Co-ordination Committees say 20 people have been reported killed in Syria on Thursday: . "6 martyrs were reported in Homs; 5 in the Damascus Suburbs, among them 1 martyred uder torture in Madaya; 4 in Idlib; and 1 in Aleppo". (AJE)
- Activist video reported shows shelling of Homs despite cease-fire.
- Syrian gunfire hits Turkish refugee camp again (NOW Lebanon)
- Activist video shows Syrian armored vehicles in Homs city center.
Video appears to show a Syrian tank patroling the al-Qarabees neighbor hood of Homs hitting a roadside bomb.