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article imageSyrian protesters shot following ceasefire

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By Paul Iddon     Apr 14, 2012 in Politics
The International Community is still at odds with Syria as protesters are still being shot dead by the security forces following the declaration of a ceasefire.
Several protesters have been shot dead by security forces following the implementation of Kofi Annan's peace initiative reported BBC News, Reuters and Al Jazeera.
The U.N. Security Councils is voting on a resolution to send in monitoring team to ensure the ceasefire is taking effect. It has been three days since it was put in place, however protesters are still being shot dead.
Opposition activists have stated Homs has been shelled. At least one person was killed in that shelling in the Qarabis quarter which followed Friday prayers.
The United Nations and Arab Leagues envoy Kofi Annan has stated he wanted monitors on the ground in Syria as soon as possible.
The opposition has also stated that security forces have opened fire on a funeral procession in Alleppo killing four and injuring dozens.
The Syrian regime has also stated that the opposition has killed at least three security officers.
These incidents have shown that the violence in Syria is progressively lessening, however amidst the putting in place of this U.N. mandated ceasefire it is still nonetheless continuing.
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