The Aftermath: Day after a Bloody Protest
After a bloody day of protests, estimates of up to 40 killed in Daraa Homs and Harasta, with dozens more injured. Protesters at funeral processions of those killed yesterday also came under fire by security forces in Daraa.
Reports that the former governor and security chief of Daraa are under investigation, meanwhile the ministry of the interior has issued a statement in which it announced that it will be using live fire against foreign armed gangs which cause violence and property destruction. The editor of state owned newspaper Tishreen was sacked after criticizing the security forces for firing at protesters.
By Syria Leaks