Syrian forces kill 4 in restive central city

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 17, 2011 11:04 AM

AMMAN (Reuters) - Government troops on Monday killed four people in attacks on opponents of President Bashar al-Assad

in districts of the central Syrian city of Homs, residents and activists said.

Two of the four were shot dead in a Sunni district by army snipers, they said.

(Reporting by Khaled Yacoub Oweis, Amman newsroom)