A rebel fighter runs for cover as a mortar is launched towards pro-regime fighters during clashes in the Sheikh Najjar district on the outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on March 6, 2014.(AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB)
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Car bombs in government-held districts of central Syria killed at least 17 people and wounded many others Thursday, state media and a government official reported, as fierce fighting raged around the rebel stronghold of Yabroud.A government official in Homs province said 13 civilians were killed in a car bomb explosion at a busy roundabout in a residential district known as the Armenian quarter in the city of Homs. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which documents the fighting in Syria through a network of activists on the ground, said the blast went off near a security headquarters in Hama, killing five people and wounding more than 20 .A total of 14 barrel bombs and four airstrikes targeted the city, the activists said, while shelling also targeted regime-held areas of Aleppo.At least one rebel fighter was killed by a government airstrike on the village, while regime aircraft also targeted the nearby village of Al-Hosn and the Krak de Chevaliers castle, it said.
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