Syria: ‘Six killed’ in Deraa as troops seize key mosque

BBC – The army has seized control of a mosque which had become a centre for anti-government protests in the southern Syrian city of Deraa, witnesses say. Soldiers are now stationed on the roof the Omari mosque in the city centre, after an assault supported by tanks. Activists said six people had been killed in the city. On Friday, they reported at least 66 protester deaths in Syria, most of them in Deraa. Officials said the number of dead was far lower, and included four soldiers. Read Article