Chaos in the aftermath of an attack in the Syrian province of Homs. The footage, which cannot be independently verified by Reuters, is said to show people surrounding the body of a civilian in the town of al Houla on Tuesday (January 15). Amid the panic, an explosion close by. In a second video from the same area, an attempt to comfort the young victims of Syria's war. State media says the Syrian military has stepped up attacks against rebel positions in the cities of Homs, Idlib and Hama.