Thousands Rally for funerals of Slain Protesters

More than 10,000 people occupied the central square of the Syrian city of Homs on Monday, for funeral processions of the 14 people who were killed the day before.
Early on the mourners offered traditional prayers, turned into aggressive chanting. Security officials fired into the air but the crowd did not disperse, according to the New York Times.
As of Monday, as many as 25 people had been killed in Homs, and more than 30 around the country, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Syrians continue to protest president Bashar-Al-Assad.

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