Strike aircraft, gunships and artillery have destroyed Russian-built tanks and killed 100 Syrian troops in a three-hour battle to save a rebel base.
THE war in Syria is entering a deadly new phase.
A three-hour battle between Syrian government backed troops and US-led Coalition forces has reportedly left more than 100 Syrian troops dead.
The Syrian forces reportedly had attempted a co-ordinated attack on a rebel headquarters involving 500 troops, Russian-made T-72 and T-55 tanks, howitzers and multiple-launch rocket systems.
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