Nightly News   |  August 08, 2013

Syrian rebels launch assault on Assad

The Syrian Government has described rebel claims that President Assad's motorcade has been hit by mortar rounds as "dreams and illusions." Rebel forces claim the assault  was launched as the President travelled to a Damascus mosque for a prayer service to mark the end of Ramadan. But, state television has shown images of him - apparently unharmed - at the service.  Channel Four's Kylie Morris reports.

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