Syria: Three people shot dead during protests

At least three protestors were shot dead and many more wounded during protests in the port city of Banias on Sunday (10 April). Human rights groups named Nizar Higazy, Muhammad al-Daygeh and Ayman Soliman as those who were killed. Anti-government protests erupted in Syria three weeks ago with demonstrators demanding sweeping political reforms from President Bashar al-Assad and his government.