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Activists fear many deaths after six days of Damascus clashes

NO END IN SIGHT:One group put the death toll as high as 250, while another said 483 people had died as Syrian troops and Hezbollah militants attacked the city

Agencies, Beirut and DAMASCUS

Some EU members are also pushing to lift the bloc’s arms embargo against Syria, with a decision expected next month.

Russia yesterday warned the EU not to lift an arms embargo, with Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov saying that if the embargo is removed, “the international obligations of the EU countries, which prohibit supplies of arms and ammunition to non-government actors, are not going anywhere.”

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