Boys carry buckets as they receive free food distributed by Free Syrian Army fighters to the residents living near the frontline in the old city of Aleppo March 31, 2014. (REUTERS/Mahmoud Hebbo)
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Syrian government forces backed by paramilitary fighters and warplanes pounded rebel units in northern Latakia province Monday in a desperate effort to regain control of towns and villages in President Bashar Assad's homeland recently lost to an opposition offensive.Syria's information minister lashed out at Turkey, accusing Ankara of sending foreign fighters across the border to fight government troops in Latakia.Turkey frequently retaliates against stray fire from Syrian government or opposition forces.Hostilities have flared along the Syria-Turkey border on several occasions during the 3-year-old conflict and last week Turkey shot down a Syrian fighter jet, saying it violated its airspace. The Observatory said five regime troops, among them a colonel, were killed by the rebels.More than 128 rebel fighters, among them 56 non-Syrians, were also killed in the 10 days of battles, the Observatory said.
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