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This image made from amateur video released by Shaam News Network and accessed by the Associated Press on purports to show the spread of fires as a result of the shelling of Homs, Syria, by government forces on July 21, 2012. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)
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This image made from amateur video released by Shaam News Network and accessed by the Associated Press on purports to show the spread of fires as a result of the shelling of Homs, Syria, by government forces on July 21, 2012. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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