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Hafez Al Assad's Statue Destroyed in Syria

The destruction of Hafez Al Assad's statue in Al Rakka, Syria. Screen shot from YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hFwEmgylJ4

The destruction of Hafez Al Assad's statue in Al-Raqqah , Syria. Screen shot from YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hFwEmgylJ4


Syrian blogger Mohammed Basheer shares a YouTube video from Al-Raqqah showing the destruction of a statue of Hafez Al Assad. On Twitter, he writes:

@MBAA: Al-Raqqah is free and librated from Assad. People of Raqqah taking down the statue of Hafez Alasad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hFwEmgylJ4 … #Syria

Here's the video clip he is referring to:

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