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  9/6/2012, Elul 19, 5772

Report: Rebels Down Syrian Fighter Plane

Opponents of the government of President Bashar Al-Assad downed a MiG fighter jet at the Abu Al-Duhur Aiport in the city of Idlib, according to local activists quoted by Al-Jazeera on Thursday.

The station also reported deaths in the bombing of a refugee camp in Damascus.