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>> After regaining control over Aleppo, the Syrian government's turning its sights on the capital.
mping up its fight to recapture a strategic area to the northwest of Damascus.
e Wadi Barada Valley's currently under rebel control. And crucially, it's where much of the capital's water supply comes from.
Since taking control of the area in 2012, rebels have mostly allowed government engineers to keep a vital water pumping station running. But now, according to residents and this amateur video, the army is stepping up its offensive, with a bombing campaign that's damaged the facility. Rebel fighters have previously cut the water supply to Damascus to try and prevent the army from taking Wadi Barada.
But it's a tactic that's no longer likely to work, with government forces now emboldened by their success in Aleppo.