Syrian police fire tear gas at mourners in Deraa

March 19, 2011 15:16

DERAA, Syria - Syrian security forces fired teargas on Saturday at hundreds of mourners who took part in a funeral for two protesters as they tried to gather in the center of the southern city of Deraa, a Reuters witness said.

Thousands of mourners were exiting a mosque in Deraa when some decided to go to the center to protest.

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