Hirunews Logo
Syria+rebels+in+war+crime+claim
Friday, 02 November 2012 - 19:36
Syria rebels in war crime claim
9

Shares
1,106

Views

Syrian rebels have been accused of possibly committing a war crime after a video allegedly showing an execution of government soldiers appeared online.

The UN and Amnesty International condemned the alleged killings which reportedly took place after the rebels seized army checkpoints on Thursday.

Footage apparently shows the rebels beating soldiers before shooting them.

Unconfirmed reports say troops have now quit all bases near the strategic northern town of Saraqeb.

The town lies near both the main Damascus-Aleppo highway and the highway linking Aleppo to the coastal city of Latakia - making it doubly strategic.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Top 25 beaches in the world
Saturday, 25 February 2017 - 12:02
TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards reveals top 25 beaches in the world. Baia do Sancho on the Brazilian archipelago Fernando de Noronha takes the top... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
278 Views
4,459 Views
2,715 Views
4,502 Views
3,464 Views
48,667 Views
Top