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Exchanging Fire in Syria's War

Army Base Attack

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Army Base Attack

A Free Syrian Army fighter fires a rifle during an attack on a Syrian Army base in Damascus on Feb. 3. The infantry skirmish for control of the barracks involved teams of fighters, who poured sustained rifle fire through gaps in the wall, tossed grenades over and did what they could to avoid incoming rounds.

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