European govts condemn Syria, security forces deploy

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26 Apr 2011 22:18

  • International criticism grows after Deraa attack

  • Deraa residents: army firing randomly, bodies in street

  • Syrian forces also deploy in Damascus suburb and Banias

(Updates death toll, EU considering sanctions, Turkey envoy)

By Suleiman al-Khalidi

AMMAN, April 26 (Reuters) - Security forces deployed in a suburb of the Syrian capital and in the city of Banias on Tuesday, witnesses said, even as President Bashar al-Assad drew international criticism for sending in tanks to crush a revolt.

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