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By Suleiman al-Khalidi

AMMAN, May 8 (Reuters) - Syrian forces entered the town of Tafas near Deraa in the southwestern Hauran Plain on Sunday, residents said, in a campaign aimed at crushing an uprising across the country against autocratic Baathist rule.

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