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Syria: Tanks 'enter city of Latakia'

Activists in Syria have said two people were killed in the coastal city of Latakia when government tanks were deployed there.

US President Barack Obama and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia have issued a joint call for the Syrian government to immediately halt the use of violence against its citizens.

The BBC's Will Grant reports.

  • 14 Aug 2011
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