Syrian forces kill two protesters in southern city

DAMASCUS - Syrian security forces killedtwo demonstrators on Friday in the southern city of Deraa asthey took part in a peaceful protest demanding political freedomand an end to corruption in Syria, a resident said.

Hussam Abdel Wali Ayyash and Akram Jawabreh were amongseveral thousands who where chanting "God, Syria, Freedom" andanti-corruption slogans, accusing the family of the president ofcorruption, when they were shot dead by security forces who werereinforced with troops flown in by helicopters, the residentsaid.

Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy