20 Syrian security forces killed in ambush, state TV says

By REUTERS
June 6, 2011 17:46

 
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BEIRUT - Twenty members of the Syrian security forces were killed in an ambush in the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour, state television said on Monday.

"Twenty martyrs from security [forces] and police were killed in an ambush by armed gangs in Jisr al-Shughour. They were on their way to answer a call for aid from civilians terrorized in Jisr al-Shughour," the television said.

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