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Explosions heard near Damascus

Last modified: 5 May 2013 02:40

Activists and residents in Damascus have reported large explosions originating from Qasioun Mountain, a strategic military position for the forces of Bashar al-Assad.

Sources have told Al Jazeera that an Israeli jet broke the sound barrier and hit several military posts.

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