08 May '11, 3am

Three Women Shot by Security Forces in #Syria (VIDEO) #Banias under siege @Care2 @Care2causes #homs #damascus #daraa

Three Women Shot by Security Forces in #Syria (VIDEO) #Banias under siege @Care2 @Care2causes #homs #damascus #daraa

On Saturday, tanks entered the Syrian coastal town of Banias and surrounded it from all directions. It was another sign that the clampdown on protests against the government of President Bashar al-Assad continues: An analyst in the capital of Damascus said that the use of tanks suggests that security forces are laying siege to Banias as they have to the southern city of Dara'a, where protests began in mid-March. Outside Banias, three women who were demonstrating on a coastal road were shot and killed by plainclothes security forces or pro-government gunmen.

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