Syrian activists call for protests after 55 killed in suicide attacks
Syrian activists have called for mass anti-regime demonstrations in Damascus after at least 55 people were killed and nearly 400 hundred wounded by twin suicide attacks.
By Richard Spencer, Middle East Correspondent
2:37PM BST 10 May 2012
The US embassy in Beirut called the double bombing, the deadliest attacks in the capital since the uprising against Bashar al-Assad began 14 months, "reprehensive and unacceptable".
"Residents of Damascus, rise up, liberate your city from this regime of killers," said the The Syrian Revolution 2011 activist group on Facebook.
"The one that destroyed Homs and its residents with tanks and shells will not hesitate to destroy Damascus and to kill its residents with explosions," the message added. ...