Syrian troops storm Damascus refugee area, chase rebels




 
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Syrian troops storm Damascus refugee area, chase rebels
 
September 9th, 2012  
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Syrian troops storm Damascus refugee area, chase rebels
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government troops stormed an area of Damascus populated by Palestinian refugees on Saturday after a four-day artillery assault on the southern suburb where rebels have been sheltering, opposition activists said. President Bashar al-Assad's forces have largely preferred to use air power and artillery to hit areas where rebels are dug in, deploying infantry only once many have fled. Activists said the new ground onslaught put civilians at risk. ...




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