Syria Rebels Capture Ancient Town Of Bosra From Regime Forces

March 25, 2015 1:25 PM

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Syria Rebels Capture Ancient Town Of Bosra From Regime Forces

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels on Wednesday seized an ancient town near the Jordan border that is a key government stronghold, ousting Syrian soldiers and allied militiamen from the region after four days of intense battles, opposition activists and rebels said.

There was no immediate comment from the government on the fall of Busra Sham, a town in southern Syria classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historic citadel, ruins and well-preserved Roman amphitheater. It was once the capital of the Roman province of Arabia and a stopover on caravan r...

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