AMMAN - Heavily armed forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad fought on Wednesday with rebels controlling a main district of the southern city of Deraa on the border with Jordan, opposition activists said.
Around 20 tanks and armored vehicles surrounded the al-Balad area of city, which is right on the border, and fired anti-aircraft guns into buildings, activist Rami Abdelhaq told Reuters by phone from Deraa, where the uprising against President Bashar Assad began a year ago.
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