‚Armed crowds storm diplomatic missions in Damascus‘

13.11.2011                      16.Cheschwan. 5772

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'Armed crowds storm diplomatic missions in Damascus'

Saudi Foreign Ministry "strongly condemns" incident, claims Syrian security forces didn't stop pro-Assad mob from ransacking embassy.

Crowds armed with sticks and knives attacked the Saudi Arabian embassy in Damascus and French and Turkish consulates in the city of Latakia on Saturday after the Arab League suspended Syria, residents said.
They said hundreds of men shouting slogans in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad beat a guard and broke into the Saudi embassy in Abu Rummaneh, three blocks away from Assad's offices in one of the most heavily policed areas of the capital….