Syria conflict: Key Aleppo district sees fierce clashes

August 8, 2012   // 0 Comments

(BBC) Fierce fighting between Syrian government troops and rebels is taking place in a strategic district of the biggest city, Aleppo. State media said government forces had taken control of Salah al-Din, but the Free Syrian Army later announced a successful counter-attack. Images that have emerged from the northern city show buildings reduced to rubble by heavy weapons. Observers say contro...

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