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Air strikes and aftermath in Syria

Thursday, 24 Jan, 2013 - 01:00

Jan. 24 - Government forces continue to use air power in Syria as thousands seek safety in Jordan. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Picking up the pieces in a small town outside Aleppo hit by a missile. Video obtained by Reuters shows the massive destruction in a village many came to seeking safety. Now amid the rubble blood stains. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) UNIDENTIFIED VILLAGE RESIDENT SAYING: "The missile was a ground missile. Suddenly we felt a huge explosion which shook the whole village and neighboring villages too." Amateur video which could not be independently verified by Reuters shows airstrikes in other parts of the country. Tanks patrol devastated streets ... shelling homes. Those who can flee the violence. Some 20,000 people fled to Jordan over seven days. They seek safety where they can in a conflict that has already cost 60,000 lives.

Air strikes and aftermath in Syria

Thursday, 24 Jan, 2013 - 01:00

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