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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Syria and rebels trade chemical weapons charges

In a citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian citizens carry an injured man from a damaged building that was hit by a Syrian forces airstrike, on the al-Marjeh neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday. Syria's information minister says a chemical weapon fired by rebels on a village in the north of the country is the "first act" by the opposition interim government announced in Istanbul.