Saturday, March 26, 2011
Al-Jazeera Video: Update: Anger in Syria
"There is anger in Syria on Saturday as protesters regroup following a huge crackdown by security forces.
The so-called "Day of Dignity" demonstrations were held across the country on Friday. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out on both sides.
Including in the capital Damascus, where pro- and anti-government supporters clashed in the Old Town.
And there are reports of at least dozen more people being shot dead by security forces in as many as six towns and villages.
One person is reported killed by police in a Damascus suburb.
In Latakia, doctors say four people were killed when forces opened fire on a crowd of a thousand.
The highest toll was reported in the village of Sanamin. There locals say troops killed 20 civilians while trying to prevent a march to nearby Daraa
Al Jazeera's correspondent Zeina Khodr, defied a media ban to enter Daraa and bring us this story. "