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Reports are they were repulsed and retreated back into the countryside.

Over the last month, the standard pattern has been for the regime to attack using ground forces at first light and pull back at night.  With no "front lines" keeping infantry and armor, in a city, at night, is dumb.  (For a number of reasons.)

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 02:12:29 PM EST
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