Syria buries scores of dead as more protests expected

23.04.2011                      19.Nisan, 5771                      Chel Hamo'ed 3; Tag 4 des Omer

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Syria buries scores of dead as more protests expected

After deadliest day of anti-regime demonstrations kills 88, large crowds due to attend funerals across country; overall death toll rises to 300 since unrest broke out in Deraa.

Scores of pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces will be buried across Syria in funerals expected to attract large crowds on Saturday and fuel mounting defiance against authoritarian rule.
A group of activists coordinating the demonstrations said regular forces and gunman loyal to President Bashar Assad shot dead at least 88 civilians on Friday. Rights groups had earlier put the death toll at a minimum of 70….