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Syrian police fires tear gas at mourners in Deraa
March 19, 2011 / 12:36 PM / 7 years ago

Syrian police fires tear gas at mourners in Deraa

DERAA, Syria, March 19 (Reuters) - Syrian security forces fired teargas on Saturday at hundreds of mourners who took part in a funeral for two protesters as they tried to gather in the centre of the southern city of Deraa, a Reuters witness said.

Thousands of mourners were exiting a mosque in Deraa when some decided to go to the centre to protest. (Reporting by Suleiman al-Khalidi)

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