Syrian government forces in Yabroud town, Syria
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Syria government forces 'recapture rebel border town Yabroud'

17 March 2014 Last updated at 04:26 GMT

The Syrian military has said it has recaptured Yabroud, the last rebel stronghold near the Lebanese border.

Government forces and Lebanese allies from the Hezbollah group have besieged the town for weeks, as part of a battle for control of key transport routes.

Alpa Patel reports.