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Syrian air raid kills 30 in rebel-held town
A protester steps on a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during demonstrations in London: World leaders are concerned Assad will tap into the country's stockpile of chemical weapons if he feels cornered.
A protester steps on a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during demonstrations in London: World leaders are concerned Assad will tap into the country's stockpile of chemical weapons if he feels cornered.
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Syrian air raid killed at least 30 people in the rebel-held northern border town of Azaz on Wednesday, activists said. Earlier in the day a bomb exploded near U.N. and military sites in Damascus, wounding three. Unverified video footage of the devastation in Azaz "showed crowds of residents wrestling with steel bars and pulling away a giant slab of concrete to reveal the dust-covered arm of a child." One activist, who gave his name only as Anwar, called the attack "a real catastrophe." U.N. human rights investigators have accused forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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