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Syrian Airstrikes Target Eastern Ghouta, Jobar

A Syrian fighter jet drops a bomb on Eastern Ghouta --- just one of two areas targeted by government forces according to this latest video posted to a social media website whose content Reuters cannot independently verify. Airstrikes like the ones carried out in Jobar on Monday have given the government a distinct advantage. Lacking similar firepower and range, rebels like these in Aleppo have been forced to respond with truck mounted rocket launchers and an aggressive ground war.

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