Protesters march in south Syria for fifth day

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Posted: Mar 22, 2011 1:18 PM

DERAA, Syria (Reuters) - Hundreds of people marched Tuesday in southern Syria demanding freedom, the fifth straight day of demonstrations challenging the ruling elite.

The protests took place in the city of Deraa and the nearby town of Nawa, they said.

(Reporting by Khaled al-Hariri, writing by Khaled Yacoub Oweis)