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A view shows a damaged part of the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A view shows a damaged part of the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A view shows a damaged part of the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Damaged military vehicles that belonged to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are parked at the army's 17th Division base after it was seized by fighters from the Islamic State outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

Damaged military vehicles that belonged to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are parked at the army's 17th Division base after it was seized by fighters from the Islamic State outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. ...more

Damaged military vehicles that belonged to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are parked at the army's 17th Division base after it was seized by fighters from the Islamic State outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A view shows damaged buildings at the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A view shows damaged buildings at the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A view shows damaged buildings at the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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A view of a helmet in a room at the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A view of a helmet in a room at the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A view of a helmet in a room at the army's 17th Division base after the Islamic State fighters seized it from forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad outside Syria's northern Raqqa province August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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