Rebels say take army post near Syria's southern border




 
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Rebels say take army post near Syria's southern border
 
April 6th, 2013  
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Rebels say take army post near Syria's southern border
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said they overran an army garrison that defends the main southern border crossing with Jordan on Friday and vowed to press on to take control of the major transit route. Fighters from the Free Syrian Army said they captured the Um al-Mayathen post on the main Damascus-Jordan highway in heavy fighting overnight that ended a siege that lasted more than a week. Dozens died in the clashes they said. ...

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