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Syrian rebels claim downing of military plane
Confirmation would mark small victory for fighters in Aleppo province where they have faced fierce shelling.
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2012 19:41

Atarib in Syria's Aleppo province, just 20km from the Turkish border, has faced fierce shelling from government forces.

But now, the rebels are claiming a small victory, claiming they have shot down a military plane belonging to the regime.

Al Jazeera's Will Jordan reports.

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