Fights continue in Damascus

Syrian troops and rebels clashed inside the tightly controlled capital Monday for the second day in what activists called some of the worst fighting since the country's crisis began 16 months ago, the AP reports.

The clashes briefly closed the highway linking the capital with Damascus International Airport to the city's south — an unprecedented development, said Mustafa Osso, an activist based in Syria. 

16.07.2012, 17:39

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