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'Incredibly tense' in Aleppo

Battles between President Assad's forces and rebels are continuing in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Activists say many people have died in shelling and helicopter gunship attacks.

The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from the city and Shashank Joshi, associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute analyses the situation.

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