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Two protesters shot dead by pro-regime gunmen in Syria

TWO PROTESTERS HAVE been shot dead by supporters of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in the city of Masyaf, west of Hama, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that supporters of Assad killed two people, injured four, and also attacked shops belonging to opponents of the regime.