Syrian security forces have killed more than 100 people since beginning a crackdown on anti-government protesters in the restive city of Daraa last week, Al-Arabiya reported on Thursday.
The bodies of at least 25 protesters who died in confrontations with security forces arrive at the main hospital in Daraa on Wednesday, a medical official said, after Syrian police launched a relentless assault lasting nearly 24 hours on a neighborhood sheltering anti-government protesters.
"We received them at 5 P.M. yesterday. They all had bullet holes," the official told Reuters.
At least six were killed in a predawn attack on the al-Omari mosque in the southern agricultural city of Daraa, where protesters have taken to the streets in calls for reforms and political freedoms, witnesses said. More...