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With the government severely restricting press freedoms, getting images and footage of protests in Syria has been difficult.

Al Jazeera obtained this dramatic footage from one of Friday's demonstrations - this one in Harasta, where security forces appeared to open fire on protesters, just as they had done in several other cities and towns in a crackdown that claimed at least 75 lives.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports.

Source: Al Jazeera