Syrian tanks enter resort town near Lebanon

More than 20 tanks and armoured personnel carriers entered the resort town in the foothills of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range after residents held a street demonstration in support of the central city of Hama.

Syrian tanks enter resort town near Lebanon

Syrian tanks stormed the town of Zabadani near the border with Lebanon on Monday after Ramadan evening prayers, residents said, the latest military thrust to prevent pro-democracy demonstrations from spreading during the Muslim fasting month.

More than 20 tanks and armoured personnel carriers entered the resort town in the foothills of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range after residents held a street demonstration in support of the central city of Hama, witnesses said.

At least three protesters in Zabadani were injured by machinegun fure from the tanks, two witnesses said.

Reuters

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