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A coalition of mainstream rebels and the Nusra Front seized the southern town of Nawa Sunday from Syrian government troops after months of intense fighting, anti-regime activists and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The advance came a day after regime air raids on a town held by the jihadist ISIS group in northeastern Syria killed 21 civilians and wounded 100, the Observatory said.Local rebel groups issued a statement claiming that "now Nawa has been completely liberated".Activists distributed amateur video showing rebel fighters shooting in the air, riding tanks and stamping on the Syrian flag that they consider to represent the regime they are fighting.While suffering consecutive defeats at the hands of the army elsewhere in Syria, the rebels have been steadily advancing in Deraa province.Elsewhere, the Observatory said two rebel commanders and one from the Nusra Front have been killed by unidentified gunmen in the northern province of Aleppo over the past three days.
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