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Child pulled from rubble is rare moment of hope in Syrian war

“Thank God she is alive:” A moment of brightness amid the misery of Syria’s civil war.

A young child is pulled from the rubble of a building believed to have been bombed by forces loyal to president Bashir al- Assad. She is rushed to hospital in an ambulance in a video obtained by Reuters.

Meanwhile, across the country, battles over cities and towns reduce more homes to rubble with soldiers and civilians alike victims.

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