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  4/18/2013, Iyar 8, 5773

Report: Northern-Syria Observation Balloon Downed

An American-made observation balloon was brought down in the Idlib area near northern Syria's border with Syria, according to a Thursday-evening report by Al-Manar Television in Lebanon.

The Hizbullah-associated channel's reporter said the balloon was equipped with cameras and additionalequipment. It was not reported how and by whom the balloon was brought down.