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Syria opposition creates Aleppo police force

The move is part of rebels' attempt to restore law and order in areas under their control in the northern city.
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2013 08:18

The Syrian opposition is trying to restore law and order in areas under its control in the city of Aleppo.

It is setting up a police force, which includes defectors from President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

But some locals say they cannot trust officers once loyal to the president.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from the embattled northern city.

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