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May 4, 2012 3:12 pm

Teenager Killed by Syria Government Troops, Day After 4 Students Are Gunned Down

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Children injured in Homs, Syria violence. Photo: Channel4News via youtube.

CBS News – Syrian forces fired on thousands of protesters Friday in Aleppo, killing a teenager, after a raid on dormitories at the city’s main university killed four students and enflamed tensions in a key bastion of support for the regime.

An Aleppo-based activist said the protests were the largest the city has seen since the start of the uprising against President Bashar Assad in March 2011. Aleppo is a major economic hub that has remained largely loyal to Assad over the course of the 14-month uprising.

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