Rebel fighters reportedly took control of the Hajanah Battalion base outside the southern city of Daraa on October 9. The base is located near the border with Jordan. The development comes amid heavy fighting in the south of the nearby city of Daraa, which has seen artillery and air strikes deployed by the regime against insurgent fighters. Credit: Youtube/networkdaraanews
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