Syrian rebels fight for strategic town in Hama province




 
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Syrian rebels fight for strategic town in Hama province
 
December 20th, 2012  
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Syrian rebels fight for strategic town in Hama province
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rebels thrust into a strategic town in Syria's central Hama province on Thursday, activists said, pursuing a string of territorial gains to help cut army supply lines and cement a foothold in the capital Damascus to the south. They have made a series of advances across the country, seizing several military installations and more heavy weaponry, hardening the threat to President Bashar al-Assad's power base in Damascus 21 months into an uprising against his rule. Rebels said a day earlier they had captured at least six towns in Hama province. ...




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