Number of dead in Syrian protests reportedly rises to 15

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 24, 2011 17:13

At least 15 people were reported killed in Syria on Friday in protests against President Bashar Assad's regime, Al Arabiya said.

Earlier, Tens of thousands of Syrian protesters took to the streets calling for Assad's overthrow.

"Tell the world Bashar is without legitimacy," shouted several thousand protesters in the Damascus suburb of Irbin, an eyewitness said, the chants echoing over the phone.


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