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Syrian rebels seize air base

At least 8 children die in regime airstrike near Damascus

Posted: November 26, 2012 at 2:12 a.m.

Syrian rebels captured a helicopter base just outside Damascus on Sunday in what an activist called a “blow to the morale of the regime ” near President Bashar Assad’s seat of power, while the bombardment of a village near the capital killed at least eight children.

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