Sunday, May 1, 2011

The Syrian army does not respect the mourning and shoots to kill at the funeral of Deraa

Deraa (Writing / AP) .- The regime of President Bashar al-Assad does not respect the mourning for the dead and over this morning the Syrian army has fired on civilians who attended the funeral in Deraa. Opponents of the regime of Bashar Assad as they prepared to bury the dead in the latest protests have fallen once again under fire from Syrian soldiers.

So it reports on its website, the Qatari Al-Jazeera network. The army is shooting at the citizens of Deraa, according to a witness. The attack is very strong, made even from the outskirts of the town, from where it is bombing the village. And not only is affecting Deraa, but in the neighboring town of Karak, four houses have been destroyed by the attacks of the Syrian army, reports Reuters.

"We are completely besieged. This is a tragedy. Many houses are being torn apart by bombs. And six days could not get a single ambulance," he told a witness by telephone, with the background sound of bullets and bombs . At least 62 people were killed Friday in Syria because of the violent repression of new protests, called as' anger on Friday, "according to this Saturday has assured the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

According to the organization in the southern city of Dera there were 33 dead, Homs 27 and another two in Lattakia and Adlb. Also killed in the fighting seven members of the security forces. The protesters defied the government warning Friday that demonstrations would not "unauthorized" in more than a dozen Syrian cities, including the capital, Damascus.

The Assad regime has been condemned internationally for the violent repression of demonstrations, which began in mid-March to demand more freedom and democracy. Over time have also multiplied the voices demanding the resignation of Asad. Opposition groups estimate that so far 600 people have died.

No comments:

Post a Comment