ALBAWABA - Two people, including one policemen, were reportedly killed in protests, which are continuing in the southern Syrian governorate of Sweida.
Syrian government forces opened fire on protestors on Sunday, killing one and wounding four others, according to Anadolu, a Turkish news agency.
Syrians want freedom— Samer Daboul-سامر دعبول (@samerdaboul6) December 4, 2022
Dozens of demonstrators in the city of As-Suwayda stormed the governorate building, chanting slogans, "The people want the fall of the regime."
The demonstrators lowered the flag of the Assad regime and smashed a picture of al-Assad. pic.twitter.com/czWV3qRK9u
Media reports also said that a policeman was killed in clashes with protesters.
“At least one protester and one police officer were killed,” said chief Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, according to AFP.
The Assad Regime is currently mowing down protestors in the city of As-Suwayda— Dylan Burns 🇺🇦🏳️🌈 (@DylanBurns1776) December 4, 2022
These protestors are coming out onto the street against the government after almost 12 years of fighting. The Syrian people have an incredible resilience. https://t.co/UsWJMOwt1K
Protesters complaining over high cost of living and corruption vented their frustration by ransacking the governor's office with footage of demonstrators showing them as saying "down with the Assad government."
Belangrijke ontwikkeling: anti-Asad-protesten in de stad As-Suwayda in ZW-Syrië!— Bijan (@Bijan63) December 4, 2022
Syriërs vielen regeringsgebouwen aan en scandeerden leuzen tegen #Assad.
De foto's van Bashar al-Assad, de marionet van #Poetin & #Khamenei, werden verwijderd. #IranRevolutionpic.twitter.com/eqEfvOKO6l
One person was killed and four others injured, when security forces opened fire to disperse the protestors, according to information gathered from local sources.
WATCH: #BNNSyria Reports— Gurbaksh Singh Chahal (@gchahal) December 4, 2022
Demonstrators enraged by #Syria's deteriorating economic situation stormed the governor's office in As-Suwayda, setting fire to parts of the building amid heavy gunfire, killing at least one and injuring five. pic.twitter.com/kOdofMrmy8
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