CNN: Baby’s Heartbreaking Death in Syria

“My son, what did you do?” he wails. “Who did you hurt?”

 The scene was captured in a video shot by opposition activists in Homs, where Syrian government troops are shelling opposition-held neighborhoods for a third week. Opposition activists inside the city say Tuesday’s bombardment was the worst to date, and children are among those dying for lack of proper treatment.

The shrapnel wound is in the toddler’s left side. The boy needs “a proper hospital,” the doctor says, not the makeshift clinic in the Syrian city of Homs where he’s being treated.

“Even the children are not allowed to get there,” he says. “Where is the Red Cross that was negotiating yesterday?”

Soon afterward, the 2-year-old dies of his wounds. The child’s father — whose head, right hand and left knee are bandaged as well — swears to avenge his death as the sound of artillery echoes outside.

“My son, what did you do?” he wails. “Who did you hurt?”

The scene was captured in a video shot by opposition activists in Homs, where Syrian government troops are shelling opposition-held neighborhoods for a third week. Opposition activists inside the city say Tuesday’s bombardment was the worst to date, and children are among those dying for lack of proper treatment. READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT SOURCE