Gunfire gives U.N. mission taste of Syria challenge




 
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Gunfire gives U.N. mission taste of Syria challenge
 
April 18th, 2012  
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Gunfire gives U.N. mission taste of Syria challenge
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Gunfire erupted on Wednesday close to an advance team of U.N. observers who had been swarmed by protesters, giving a taste of the challenge facing a mission to monitor a shaky week-old truce that has so far failed to stop Syria's violence. Protesters denouncing President Bashar al-Assad had surrounded their cars near the capital, Damascus. Automatic weapons fire sent the crowds scurrying for safety. There were no reports of casualties. ...




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