(Israel National News) Syrian government troops using tanks and helicopters massacred more than 100 people in the central province of Hama on Thursday.

The chief of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, told AFP, “Government troops bombarded the village using tanks and helicopters.”

Rahman put the death toll in the village of Treimsa at more than 100, adding the bodies of 30 villagers had already been identified following the sustained attack, which brought the day’s total death toll in the conflict-torn nation to over 150.

Other opposition activists had placed the death toll in the area at more than 250.

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