Bombings, clashes leave Syria truce in tatters
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The area also was the site of the May kidnapping of 11 Shiite Lebanese pilgrims who were on their way home from Iran. Two have been released while rebels say they will hold the others until Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group, apologizes to the Syrian people for supporting Assad.
Associated Press writer Bassem Mroue in Beirut contributed to this report.
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