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  Tevet 27, 5773 , 09/01/13

Syria: 5 Dead as Fighting Returns to 'Palestinian' Camp

Syrian fighting has returned to an area of Damascus which serves as a camp for people registered as "Palestinian refugees."

AFP reported that five civilians were killed in heavy fighting around the Yarmouk camp. Four of the civilians were killed in shelling and the fifth by a sniper as battles raged between troops and rebels near the camp, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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