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Amateur video appears to show body of government soldier outside Damascus

Thursday, April 03, 2014 - 00:57

April 3 - New amateur video appears to show continued fighting in several Damascus suburbs. Nathan Frandino reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE - CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO Under the shade of blown out buildings, Syrian rebels take cover and fire back at government forces outside Damascus. The fire-fight appears in new amateur video posted on a social media website. The video also appeared to show the body of a government soldier. A rebel holds a banner reading: "The Victor God's Lion Brigade." Other video, which Reuters cannot independently verify, shows smoke rising from a another suburb of Damascus. At the scene, more victims in the country's three-year-old conflict. What started as a popular revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, has morphed into an all-out war. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights recently increased the estimated death toll to more than 150,000.

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Amateur video appears to show body of government soldier outside Damascus

Thursday, April 03, 2014 - 00:57