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Exchanging Fire in Syria's War

Grenade Toss

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Grenade Toss

A Free Syrian Army throws a grenade during an attack on a Syrian Army base in the Arabeen neighborhood of Damascus on Feb. 3. They tried to maintain surprise, but once the shooting began there was no turning back, no sign these men might recently have been fearful civilians.

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