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  Cheshvan 16, 5772 , 13/11/11

Turkey Evacuates Diplomats' Families from Damascus

The families of Turkey's diplomats and staff in Damascus are being evacuated from Syria following an attack on its embassy in Damascus. A mob of at least 1,000 pro-Assad rioters hurled rocks and bottles at the embassy in the Syrian capital, Turkey's state-run Anatolian news agency reported. Syrian police eventually intervened to end the attack, reporters said.
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