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Bombing intensifies in Syria

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 00:53

Oct. 31 - Amateur video appears to show fighter jets bombarding cities in Syria at the end of a widely ignored four-day truce. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Government warplanes above Damascus. Amateur video out of Syria which could not be independently verified by Reuters appears to show the bombarded of Damascus. State media and opposition activists reported that a bomb killed at least six people Wednesday near a Shi'ite mosque in a suburb of the city. More footage shows bombing in Deir al Zor. This comes amid reports that President Bashar al-Assad's is intensifying its use of air power at the end of a widely ignored four day truce. The UN estimates that more than 30,000 people have been killed in Syria since the uprising began last March.

Bombing intensifies in Syria

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 00:53

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