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Syrian rebels battle for control of Aleppo

Tuesday, October 02, 2012 - 00:55

Oct. 2 - Syrian rebels reportedly seized new positions in Aleppo amid reports that President Bashar al-Assad ordered 30,000 additional troops to the city. Deborah Gembara reports.

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(Blast) The latest in the battle for control of Aleppo, Syria's largest city. Once a a tourist attraction and World Heritage site, Aleppo has become a battleground, in this latest video posted to a social media website. Rebels, who are in control of much of the old city are reportedly trying to seize new positions. Everyone seems well aware of the message a rebel victory in the tradtionally pro-Assad city would send. In a bid to beat back the latest uprising, President Bashar al Assad has ordered an additional 30,000 troops to Aleppo.

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Syrian rebels battle for control of Aleppo

Tuesday, October 02, 2012 - 00:55