Fighters from the Tawhid Brigade, which operates under the Free Syrian Army, prepare a locally made rocket before firing it towards forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Muhrada, Hama province April 10, 2014. (REUTERS/Ahmad Rif)
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