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Opposition fighters gain ground in Syria

Last modified: 10 Oct 2012 16:06

Syrian opposition fighters have said that they are creating a buffer zone on the Turkish border - a safe haven for the thousands of people trying to escape the bitter fighting in their country. Several rebel groups joined forces to drive government troops out of the area, but they are demanding that NATO intervenes to defend the buffer zone against airstrikes.

Al Jazeera's Anita Mcnaught reports from the town of Bdama.