Three people in Damascus suburb killed after protest

by Reuters
Friday, 25 March 2011 17:17 GMT

DAMASCUS, March 25 (Reuters) -Security forces killed three people in the Mouadamieh district of Damascus, the Syrian capital, after a crowd confronted a procession of cars driven by supporters of President Bashsar al-Assad, residents said.

"The cars entered Mouadamieh after a protest by residents to denounce the killings in (the southern city) of Deraa," one of the residents said.

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