Protests Continue in Southern Syrian City

September 5, 2015 3:34 PM

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Anti-Syrian government violence spread on Saturday in the heartland of the country's Druze minority, a day after the assassination of a prominent anti-government cleric in explosions that also killed at least 25 others, activists and pro-government media said.

Supporters of Sheikh Wahid Balous, who was the leader of a powerful Druze militia, blamed the government for the twin car bombings that killed him in southwestern Sweida province, an area that had largely stayed on the sidelines of the country's civil war, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Hu...

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