Scores of Syrian rebels flee into Lebanon after ambush




 
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Scores of Syrian rebels flee into Lebanon after ambush
 
March 20th, 2014  
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Scores of Syrian rebels flee into Lebanon after ambush
Dozens of wounded Syrian rebels crossed over a river into Lebanon on Thursday after government soldiers ambushed them as they tried to flee a besieged area, Lebanese medical sources said. The ambush was part of a campaign by the Syrian army and allied militias to secure towns and villages along the Lebanese border as well as a highway from the capital Damascus to the coast that is vulnerable to rebel attack. The rebels were fleeing the area of al-Hosn in Homs province, which the Syrian army has surrounded, the medical sources said. The sources said that 41 wounded rebels were taken into a hospital in north Lebanon.

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