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The Tremseh massacre reportedly took place in the village of al-Tremseh, Syria, in the early hours of 13 July 2012 during the Syrian civil conflict. The Local Coordination Committees in Hama and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the Syrian army and the Shabiha, backed by tanks and attack helicopters, entered the town after a rebel withdrawal and summarily executed dozens of people. Per BBC news, unconfirmed reports suggested government troops had been trying to take back the village from rebel forces. Initial reports put the death toll at 100. However, later reports said the death toll of the massacre to be between 220 and 250, when over 150 dead bodies were found in the local mosque after Syrian army forces left. (via Freebase)