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Syrian rebels claim capture of Turkish border gate
ByREUTERS
July 19, 2012 20:46

Syrian rebel fighters took over a Turkish border crossing on Thursday, seizing control of the customs and immigration buildings on the Syrian side of the northern frontier, a rebel fighter and a spokesman said.

They said they overran the Bab al-Hawa gate, which the rebels have tried to seize several times in the last 10 days, after a confrontation with soldiers loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Bab al-Hawa is a vital commercial crossing.

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