Syrian forces fire in Tel, deploy tanks in Homs

By REUTERS
May 6, 2011 14:21

 
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AMMAN - Syrian tanks deployed in the country's third-largest city Homs and security forces fired on demonstrators in the town of Tel on Friday as pro-democracy demonstrations erupted across the country, witnesses said.

Three tanks were also seen near the Barzeh district of Damascus, where activists had called for protests. In Tel, security forces fired at a crowd of several hundred protesters, injuring several, a witness at the scene said.

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