Syian forces kill 4 as protests erupt across country

At least four people were killed on Friday as Syrian security forces fired at demonstrators throughout the country. Two people were shot dead in the southern city of Deraa, one was killed in Latakia and another in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor.
Thousands took to streets across the country after Friday prayers to demand the downfall of President Bashar Assad, witnesses and activists said. Several other people were injured during the clashes.