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Syria attacks: ‘If the regime wanted to prove Homs was safe, it failed …’ | The Guardian

It was a trip Syria’s ministry of information had gone to some lengths to arrange: taking foreign journalists to Homs, where government forces are fighting an opposition they call armed terrorists. But if the regime minders had been hoping to portray a city under government control yesterday, then they most certainly failed. The death of acclaimed French television correspondent Gilles Jacquier was a stark reminder of what are routine dangers for ordinary people in the war in Syria.

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