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Rebels down Syrian helicopter over Damascus

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Aug. 27, 2012 10:43
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Syrian boys play next to a house destroyed in a Syrian government bombing last week that killed more than 40 people, in Azaz, on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, Friday, Aug. 24, 2012.
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AMMAN - Rebels shot down a Syrian army helicopter while it was bombarding the Damascus neighbourhood of Jobar, as heavy fighting broke out between troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad broke out in the district, witnesses said.

Syrian television said a helicopter had been downed.

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