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Air strike kills dozens of Syrians waiting to buy bread

Smoke rises over the city of Homs after an air strike December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Smoke rises over the city of Homs after an air strike December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

Smoke rises over the city of Homs after an air strike December 24, 2012. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy
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Residents walk near a bakery damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Halfaya, near Hama December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents walk near a bakery damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Halfaya, near Hama December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News...more

Residents walk near a bakery damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at Halfaya, near Hama December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Samer Al-Hamwi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter smokes as he takes a break in Aleppo December 22, 2012. Picture taken December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Hretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter smokes as he takes a break in Aleppo December 22, 2012. Picture taken December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Hretani

A Free Syrian Army fighter smokes as he takes a break in Aleppo December 22, 2012. Picture taken December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Aref Hretani
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A view is seen of damaged buildings in the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view is seen of damaged buildings in the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view is seen of damaged buildings in the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Free Syrian Army fighters walk near damaged buildings in the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters walk near damaged buildings in the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters walk near damaged buildings in the Al-Khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Residents walk as they flee their homes after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Houla near Homs December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Mysraa Al-Misrai/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents walk as they flee their homes after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Houla near Homs December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Mysraa Al-Misrai/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents walk as they flee their homes after shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Houla near Homs December 23, 2012. REUTERS/Mysraa Al-Misrai/Shaam News Network/Handout
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