Activists: Rebels seize regiment command center in Syria

By REUTERS
December 9, 2012 14:09

 
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BEIRUT - Rebel groups including a hardline Islamist unit seized a government army command center in northern Syria on Sunday, forcing more than 100 soldiers to flee, a monitoring group said.

Jabhat al-Nusra, a group suspected of having links with al-Qaida, helped rebels take over the site - part of the 111th regiment base in the Sheikh Suleiman region of Aleppo province, which is on the country's northern border with Turkey, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Some fighters on the rebel and army side were killed, while around 140 soldiers fled to another military site in the area, the Observatory added.

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