Syrian forces open fire at protesters in Deraa

DERAA, Syria Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:50pm EDT

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DERAA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian security forces opened fire Wednesday on hundreds of youths who marched on Deraa in solidarity with the city after the killing of six civilians, witnesses said, in the sixth day of protests.

"The security forces fired as they came from the north, bodies fell in the streets," one of the witnesses said.

(Reporting by Suleiman al-Khaldi; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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SyrianCitizen wrote:
It is about time to expose the real face of the so called secular regime in Syria. What is happening in Syria now is a criime against humanity. The Ba’ath regime represented by Hafez Assad and his brother Rifa’at killed about 40000 innocent civilians in Hama and other city in 1982. We will overthrow this ugly regime. We beg the world to help us to take them into account for their horrific crimes against their people. Today, Bashar who is illegal president is repeating his father’s history. Enough is more than enough.

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