Syria: Armed groups fire on citizens, security forces

By REUTERS
April 1, 2011 21:23

 
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DAMASCUS - Armed groups opened fire on citizens and security forces in the Damascus suburb of Douma and in the city of Homs, the Syrian state news agency reported on Friday, quoting an official source.

The SANA agency said several people were killed and wounded.

"An official source said an armed group took to the rooftops of some buildings in Douma after midday and opened fire on hundreds of citizens gathering in the city and on security forces," it said.

"In the city of Homs, an armed group opened fire on a gathering of citizens in the Bayyada district, which resulted in the death of a girl," SANA added.

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