PBS NewsHour

Syrian Troops Fire on Demonstrators in Several Cities

Clip: 03/25/2011 | 3m 11s

The Syrian government faced its strongest challenge in years as protests escalated and government troops opened fire on demonstrators in several cities. In the city of Daraa, where protests grew all week, witnesses said up to 50,000 people flooded the city square chanting and waving Syrian flags. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 03/25/11

Rating: NR

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