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Fresh bloodshed as Syrian security forces open fire in Sanemein and Deraa

At least 30 people were feared dead and many more injured as Syria exploded in violence.

Soldiers opened fire on protesters in several cities and pro- and anti-government supporters clashed for the first time in the capital Damascus.

Across the country, tens of thousands of pro-democracy campaigners took to the streets demanding ‘freedom’.

The flashpoint was again the southern city of Daraa where heavy gunfire could be heard after crowds waving Syrian flags and carrying olive branches set fire to a bronze statue of the country’s late president, Hafez Assad.

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