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Witness: Syrian helicopters bombard town near Turkish border

Nov. 12, 2012 9:34 A.M. (Updated: Nov. 12, 2012 9:34 A.M.)
CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) -- Syrian helicopters bombed the town of Ras al-Ain near the border with Turkey on Monday, a Reuters witness said, days after the town fell to rebels.

Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad bombarded Ras al-Ain over the weekend after it fell to the Free Syrian Army on Thursday, sending 9,000 fleeing the area in a 24-hour period.

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