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Rebels capture key Syrian military base

Battle that took two months ends with fall of one of the north's biggest government bases, along with heavy weaponry.
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2012 17:35

Syrian rebels have reported taking one of the largest government military bases in the north.

It was a battle that took two months, and it is unclear how much heavy weaponry was captured by the rebels when Regiment 46 military base fell.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Antakya, Turkey.

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