Entrance to Deraa
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The BBC is given rare access to Syrian town of Deraa

The BBC's Lyse Doucet has been given rare access to the streets of Syria.

Under armed escort, she has been taken to Deraa - the town where the protests began in March.

There has been further violence in Syria, with clashes between pro-democracy activists and government forces.

The UN estimates that more than 2,700 people have been killed since the crackdown began.

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