A Nusra Front militant detonates a truck bomb at the hospital.
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Syrian rebel groups stormed the National Hospital in Jisr al-Shughur Sunday after a daytime suicide truck bomb attack, as both sides vowed their forces would prevail in the high-stakes standoff.Rami Abdel-Rahman, the director of the Observatory, said at least 39 opposition fighters and "dozens" of regime forces were killed in clashes inside the hospital and also outside Jisr al-Shughur as army troops and paramilitaries advanced in a bid to break the siege.Rumors have been flying that Hasan himself, along with high-ranking military and civilian officials, are under siege in the hospital.Government troops and militia have been battling to reach the hospital to relieve the siege.
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