Syria bombards rebel area near Turkish border




 
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Syria bombards rebel area near Turkish border
 
November 11th, 2012  
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Syria bombards rebel area near Turkish border
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad bombarded the Ras al-Ain area on the border with Turkey on Sunday, days after the town fell to rebels during an advance that has sent thousands of refugees fleeing for safety. Helicopters circled above the town and opposition activists said they had strafed targets near the village of Tal Halaf. The Arab and Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain fell to the Free Syrian Army on Thursday in fighting that sent 9,000 fleeing in a 24-hour period, one of a largest refugee influxes into Turkey of the 19-month civil war. ...




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