Syrian army storm last rebel stronghold in Damascus

By REUTERS
August 3, 2012 18:16

 
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BEIRUT - Syrian troops stormed Damascus's southern district of Tadamon with dozens of tanks, armored vehicles and soldiers, on Friday, in an attempt to win back control of the last rebel stronghold in the capital, a witness and activists said.

Activists said most of the district was under the control of government forces by early evening.

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