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  6/10/2012, Sivan 20, 5772

Heavy Fighting on Streets of Damascus

Weekend reports said that there were heavy battles in the streets of Damascus Saturday night between rebels and troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. The battles were said to be the fiercest since the beginning of the revolution against Assad more than a year ago.

UN supervisors in Damascus said that the rebels were attacking army troops, and had bombed a power station supplying electricity to army bases, as well as six buses carrying troops.

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