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Tue July 17, 2012
Violence Between Rebels And Military Grows In Syria
Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 5:16 pm
Robert Siegel talks to Deborah Amos about heavy fighting that has broken out in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Government troops — reportedly backed by helicopter gunships — are battling rebels in at least four districts of the capital. Some Syrian activists say the 16 month uprising is reaching a tipping point.