Syrian rebels say seize UN convoy in Golan Heights

By REUTERS
March 6, 2013 18:38

 
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BEIRUT, March 6 - Syrian rebels say they have seized a convoy of United Nations observers near the Golan Heights, according to a video posted on the Internet site YouTube on Thursday by a violence monitoring group.

A man saying he was from the "Martyrs of Yarmouk" brigade said the convoy would not be released until forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad withdrew from the village of Jamla.

He stood in front of a two white armored vehicles and a truck with "UN" written on them. At least three people in the video were wearing United Nations light blue helmets while bullet-proof vests were visible in the vehicles.

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