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Syrian forces open fire at protesters in Deraa
March 23, 2011 / 4:52 PM / 7 years ago

Syrian forces open fire at protesters in Deraa

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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