Assad foes grab guns, tanks after base falls

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 5:30 a.m.

Syrian rebels celebrate Monday after their weekend takeover of a government base outside Aleppo.

After a nearly two-month siege, Syrian rebels overwhelmed a large military base in the north of the country and made off with tanks, armored vehicles and truckloads of munitions that rebel leaders say will give them a boost in the fight against President Bashar Assad’s army.


Uprising in Syria

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