Fighting intensifies in Syria, jolts capital; deaths put at 159

Posted: November 6, 2012 at 5:27 a.m.

A rebel fighter fires a machine gun toward Syrian troops hiding in a building during heavy clashes Sunday in the Jedida district of Aleppo, Syria.

Some of the worst violence in months racked Syria on Monday with residents of southern Damascus fleeing heavy shelling, several smaller towns shattered by air attacks, and the explosion of at least two car bombs.


Uprising in Syria

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