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Rebels battle for control of Syria's Deraa

Fighting rages on for strategically located city between Jordan and Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Last Modified: 09 Jun 2013 15:34
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Syrian rebels say they have captured a series of military checkpoints in Deraa, which would enable them to control who goes in and out of the southern city.

It is located in a sensitive area near the Jordanian border, with the nearby Golan Heights occupied by Israel.

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports.

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