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Rebel mortar fire kills 21 at Assad election rally

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Syrian rebels shelled a rally in support of President Bashar al-Assad's re-election, killing 21 people, after his troops cut a key rebel supply route to the main northern city of Aleppo. 

Syrians walk past an election campaign poster bearing a portrait of President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, on May 19, 2014

Mortar fire, which hit a tent where Assad supporters had gathered in the southern city of Daraa late Thursday, also wounded at least 30, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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