Syrian forces deploy in Damascus Douma suburb

By REUTERS
April 26, 2011 21:33

AMMAN - More than 2,000 Syrian security police deployed in the Damascus suburb of Douma on Tuesday, manning road blocks and checking IDs of residents, a witness told Reuters.

The witness said he saw several dark green trucks in the streets equipped with heavy machine guns.

He said men who he believed were members of the plain clothes secret police were carrying assault rifles.


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