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Christian village Maaloula falls into jihadists' hands as Al-Qaeda grows in Syria

Inside Syria, the number of Al-Qaeda-linked extremists within the opposition ranks is reportedly growing. And they're not just fighting government troops but also their former rebel allies, with the fiercest battles taking place near the Turkish border. Civilians are also suffering with the ancient Christian village of Maaloula just one area to fall into the hands of jihadists. RT's correspondent in Syria Maria Finoshina reports.

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