Syrian Troops Open Fire on Eid Worshipers

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Reports coming out of Syria this morning claim that security forces opened fire on worshipers at mosques in the southern and central regions of the country after Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. At least seven people are known dead at this time. Amer Al-Sadeq, of the Syrian Revolution Coordinators Union, has the latest update from Damascus.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.