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Battles rage in northwest Syria

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 - 01:05

Oct. 9- Amateur video appears to show rebels taking the fight to government forces in northwest Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Rebels take the fight to government forces in Syria. Amateur video which could not be independently verified by Reuters appears to show street fighting in Idlib Province in Northwestern Syria. The battle for control of the country continues to rage with no end in sight. The violence comes a day after the Turkish President said the "worst-case scenarios" were now playing out in Syria. Now the UN is hoping to send an envoy to Damascus to try to persuade President Bashar al-Assad's government to call an immediate ceasefire. The UN says at least 30,000 people have been killed in the conflict since the uprising began last March.

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Battles rage in northwest Syria

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 - 01:05