Saturday, April 23, 2011

Syrian troops open fire on mourners at funerals for pro-democracy protesters

Lebanese Muslims rally in support of Syrian protesters
Security forces injure three in Douma and fire at mourners approaching Izra'a to stop them attending mass funeral
Lebanese policemen at a protest in Tripoli against the Syrian regime on Friday, a day that saw about 100 demonstrators killed by the security forces. Photograph: Adel Karroum/EPA
Syrian security forces have opened fire on mourners at mass funerals for pro-democracy protesters killed in the bloodiest day of uprising against President Bashar al-Assad's regime.