Syrian state TV says soldiers freed from besieged hospital

By REUTERS
May 22, 2015 12:17

 
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BEIRUT - Syrian soldiers holed up at a hospital besieged by insurgents in northwestern Syria were freed in a military operation on Friday, state TV reported.

"The heroes of the Jisr al-Shughour hospital are out of the hospital," a headline bar flashed on state TV said. It said the forces defending the hospital had carried out a "tactical maneuver" and had "successfully broken the siege."

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