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    Syrian forces bombard strategic rebel-held town

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    Incessant shelling has left the strategic town of Maarat al-Numan in ruins, forcing many of the 150,000 residents to flee.

    Syrian state TV announced there had been a large earthquake in the town, but that is not what residents say.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports.