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Report: Over 50 killed in bloody ‘day of rage’ clashes

Opposition reports over 50 civilians killed by Syrian authorities in protests throughout the country Friday; Syrian news agency says 'armed terrorist group' kills four soldiers; Muslim brotherhood officially endorses protests.

Posted on Apr. 29, 2011 at 2:23 pm

At least 50 protesters were killed in in pro-democracy demonstrations throughout Syria on Friday, including 15 in the south Syrian town of Daraa, according to opposition members.

Casualties have been reported throughout the country in Homs, Latakia and Rastan, in Syria’s latest ‘day of rage’.

Earlier Friday, a hospital source reported that Syrian security forces killed 15 villagers at the entrance to the south-Syrian city of Daraa on Friday, saying they received the bodies of the villagers that were riddled with bullets.

Read more at Haaretz.com.

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