Syrian rebels seize historical city near Jordanian border

Published March 25th, 2015 - 09:42 GMT

Syrian anti-government forces have taken the historical town of Bosra al-Sham, located near the Jordanian border, reports AFP.

The victory for the rebels comes after several days of clashes with government forces. 

Bosra, located in Daraa district, is considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

In Febuary of this year, a Syrian government airstrike on Daraa killed twelve civilians and injured 25 others. 

 


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