World Bulletin / News Desk
Heavy clashes broke out between rebels and government forces in the Syrian capital Damascusfor the second day running on Monday, forcing hundreds to flee, activists said.
"There are clashes now in Midan and Zahera, two cars were burned," said one activist referring to two districts in Damascus.
Another activist said violence had also broken out in the city's southern district of Tadamon.
Earlier in the morning columns of armoured vehicles were seen on the main road leading to Tadamon.
Activists said Sunday's violence was the heaviest fighting in the capital since the start of the 17-month-old revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.
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