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What's happening in Syria?

25 March 2013 Last updated at 15:49 GMT

The violence in Syria began in March 2011.

Since then, an estimated 70,000 people have died in the clashes between President Bashar al-Assad's government and rebel forces who want him out.

In July 2012, the International Red Cross said the violence in Syria had become so widespread that it was in a state of civil war.

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