Syrian security forces kill four protesters: activists

BEIRUT Fri May 25, 2012 11:00am EDT

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian security forces opened fire at anti-government protesters on Friday, killing at least four people in different parts of the country, activists said.

They said three people were killed in the northern city of Aleppo and one teenager was killed in the Damascus suburb of Irbin following Friday prayers.

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said two people were killed by shelling on Houla in Homs province.

(Reporting by Mariam Karouny)

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