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In this Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, photo, a rebel fighter poses holding handcuffs in the front-line neighborhood of Bustan Al-Pasha shortly after an army jet hits the rebel position in northeast Aleppo, Syria. Syria's air force fired missiles and dropped barrel bombs on rebel strongholds while opposition fighters attacked regime positions, flouting a U.N.-backed cease-fire that was supposed to quiet fighting over a long holiday weekend but never took hold. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)
Photo by: Narciso Contreras
In this Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, photo, a rebel fighter poses holding handcuffs in the front-line neighborhood of Bustan Al-Pasha shortly after an army jet hits the rebel position in northeast Aleppo, Syria. Syria's air force fired missiles and dropped barrel bombs on rebel strongholds while opposition fighters attacked regime positions, flouting a U.N.-backed cease-fire that was supposed to quiet fighting over a long holiday weekend but never took hold. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)

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