Syrian government forces press attack on Damascus outskirts - monitors, medic

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by Reuters
Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:48 GMT

Violence in western Syria has increasingly tarnished a shaky ceasefire

BEIRUT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus's outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said.

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