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Coordinated car bombs kill 24 in north-west Syria

Damaged cars are seen at the site where two explosions rocked the University of Aleppo in Syria's second largest city, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Damaged cars are seen at the site where two explosions rocked the University of Aleppo in Syria's second largest city, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Damaged cars are seen at the site where two explosions rocked the University of Aleppo in Syria's second largest city, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A Free Syrian Army fighter looks at houses destroyed by the Syrian Air force at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter looks at houses destroyed by the Syrian Air force at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter looks at houses destroyed by the Syrian Air force at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs for cover at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires his rifle at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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A man collects his belongings from a house destroyed by the Syrian Air force at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man collects his belongings from a house destroyed by the Syrian Air force at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A man collects his belongings from a house destroyed by the Syrian Air force at a suburb of Damascus January 16, 2013. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
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Children play in a crater created by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Hayan near Aleppo January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Majed Abed Al-Noor/Shaam News Network/Handout

Children play in a crater created by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Hayan near Aleppo January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Majed Abed Al-Noor/Shaam News Network/Handout

Children play in a crater created by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Hayan near Aleppo January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Majed Abed Al-Noor/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Children burn a children book to warm themselves on a street in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Children burn a children book to warm themselves on a street in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Children burn a children book to warm themselves on a street in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A boy carries a weapon as he stands next to Free Syrian Army Fighters in front of gravestones in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A boy carries a weapon as he stands next to Free Syrian Army Fighters in front of gravestones in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A boy carries a weapon as he stands next to Free Syrian Army Fighters in front of gravestones in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Children warm themselves around burning garbage in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Children warm themselves around burning garbage in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Children warm themselves around burning garbage in Aleppo January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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View of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Erbeen, near Damascus, in a picture provided by Shaam News Network January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bassem Al-Erbeeni/Shaam News Network/Handout

View of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Erbeen, near Damascus, in a picture provided by Shaam News Network January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bassem...more

View of buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Erbeen, near Damascus, in a picture provided by Shaam News Network January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bassem Al-Erbeeni/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A woman walks near a crater caused by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad at in Jabal Al-Zawiya near Idlib January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Noor/Shaam News Network/Handout

A woman walks near a crater caused by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad at in Jabal Al-Zawiya near Idlib January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Noor/Shaam News Network/Handout

A woman walks near a crater caused by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad at in Jabal Al-Zawiya near Idlib January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Noor/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Women holding a child's hands walk along a street in Aleppo's Hanano district January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Women holding a child's hands walk along a street in Aleppo's Hanano district January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zain Karam

Women holding a child's hands walk along a street in Aleppo's Hanano district January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Zain Karam
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A view shows destruction after two explosions that rocked the University of Aleppo in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

A view shows destruction after two explosions that rocked the University of Aleppo in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Sana

A view shows destruction after two explosions that rocked the University of Aleppo in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Sana
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Syrian security personnel and civilians gather at the site where two explosions rocked the University of Aleppo in Syria's second largest city, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Syrian security personnel and civilians gather at the site where two explosions rocked the University of Aleppo in Syria's second largest city, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian

Syrian security personnel and civilians gather at the site where two explosions rocked the University of Aleppo in Syria's second largest city, January 15, 2013. REUTERS/George Ourfalian
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