Rights group: At least 37 killed in Syria demonstrations

By REUTERS
April 9, 2011 16:09

 
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BEIRUT - A Syrian rights group said on Saturday that security forces killed at least 37 people during Friday's demonstrations across the country.

The National Organization for Human Rights said in a statement that 30 people were killed in the southern city of Deraa, the epicenter of protests. It added that three people were killed in the central city of Homs and three others in Harasta, a Damascus suburb, as well as one in Douma.

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