Rebels target military tank, survive air assault in Syria
Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 01:12
June 16 - Syrian rebels attacked military tanks and a command center in Damascus as they work to blunt the government's momentum in the wake of their victory in Qusair.
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Rebels target a government tank (Boom) in Damascus and an air assault rattles an opposition stronghold in the erbin district of the capital.
Rebel fighters with positions around a military command center--- directing Howitzers at the building -- determined to blunt the momentum government forces have had since their victory in strategic town of Qusair.
SOUNDBITE: Rebel fighter saying:
"These shells are a gift from the Islam Brigade to Bashar and his soldiers. There are his headquarters and they are burning, at the hands of the Islam Brigade."
Fighting at this level, however, will be difficult for rebels who say they are dangerously low on weapons and ammuniciton and are struggling to deliver supplies to different brigades.
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