A Free Syrian Army fighter prepares to fire mortar shells in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Saad Abobrahim
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Syrian troops retook Friday most of Aleppo's prison, lost to rebels a day earlier, in fighting that has killed at least 46 people over two days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The 46 dead over two days were 20 soldiers, 21 rebels and five prisoners.Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP Thursday that the rebel assault began with a suicide attack by an Al-Nusra fighter at the prison's main entrance, opening the way to an assault on the facility.He said the fighters had taken control of 80 percent of the jail and freed hundreds of prisoners.
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