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A Syrian army defector speaks to the Associated Press on Monday in the Lebanese border town of Arida. Syrian officials and witnesses say Damascus is planting landmines along parts of the border with Lebanon.

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Syria plants land mines on Lebanese border

Syria has planted land mines along parts of its border with Lebanon, further sealing itself off from the world and showing just how deeply shaken Bashar Assad’s regime has become since an uprising began nearly eight months ago.


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