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TODAY   |  August 29, 2013

Tensions rise on the streets of Damascus

As citizens of Damascus try to prepare themselves for a possible military strike, they are stocking up on supplies at grocery stores and pharmacies. Wall Street Journal correspondent Sam Dagher reports.

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>>> among ordinary people on the streets of the syrian capital. i spoke on the phone this morning with wall street journal correspondent sam dagger who is in damascus.

>> we have people out and about, you know, trying to prepare themselves for this possible strike. people at grocery stores , at bakeries trying to stock up on essentials, at pharmacies.

>> sam also spoke to syrian soldiers who told him they have orders to sleep in their barracks tonight. a montana