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War Correspondent Compares Fighting in Syria Crisis to Other Severe Conflicts


Free Syrian Army fighters take cover as they exchange fire with regime forces in the Seif El Dawla neighbourhood of Syria's south west city of Aleppo, August 24, 2012. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal (SYRIA - Tags: CONFLICT CIVIL UNREST MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)



The fighting in Aleppo, Syria, is as bad as any seen in Mogadishu, Grozny or Fallujah at the height of those conflicts.

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That is according to Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, a reporter with UK's The Guardian newspaper who has just come out of Aleppo, and has witnessed all of those conflicts.