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Jazeera TV shows Lebanese soldiers in Nusra Front captivity

BEIRUT - Al Jazeera TV interviewed Lebanese security personnel while they were apparently held by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Tuesday, ahead of completion of a deal expected to secure their release.
One of them said a total of 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen were present. He spoke from inside a vehicle accompanied by masked men armed with assault rifles who were shown chanting "God is Great".
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