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Rebels celebrate checkpoint takeover in Aleppo

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 01:00

Nov. 15 - Amateur video purportedly shows Syrian rebels after they took over a regime checkpoint in Aleppo. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Rebels celebrate in Aleppo as they appear to capture a check point in the city. The video, which could not be independently verified by Reuters comes as Turkey is calling on Muslim nations to recognize a fledgling Syria opposition. More footage appears to show rebels offering their prayers after capturing the checkpoint. In a town near the Turkish border people tear down a banner of Syrian President Bashar al_Assad. The conflict which began as a popular uprising last March has now claimed at least 38,000 lives -- and there is still no end in sight.

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Rebels celebrate checkpoint takeover in Aleppo

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 01:00