Syria's Assad tours Aleppo, orders more troops into battle: paper




 
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Syria's Assad tours Aleppo, orders more troops into battle: paper
 
October 2nd, 2012  
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Syria's Assad tours Aleppo, orders more troops into battle: paper
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is visiting the city of Aleppo to take a first-hand look at the fighting between government forces and rebels and has ordered 30,000 more troops into the battle, a Lebanese paper said on Tuesday. Al-Diyar newspaper, which is known for its pro-Assad stance, said the president had flown by helicopter at dawn from the presidential palace in Damascus to Aleppo. It did not specify what day the trip started but said that Assad was still in Aleppo. ...




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