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This image made from video released by the United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) and accessed on Saturday, June 9, 2012, purports to show a U.N. observer near a destroyed bus after overnight fighting in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/UNSMIS via AP Video)
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This image made from video released by the United Nations Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) and accessed on Saturday, June 9, 2012, purports to show a U.N. observer near a destroyed bus after overnight fighting in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/UNSMIS via AP Video)

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