Syrian rebels seize U.N. peacekeepers near Golan Heights




 
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Syrian rebels seize U.N. peacekeepers near Golan Heights
 
March 6th, 2013  
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Syrian rebels seize U.N. peacekeepers near Golan Heights
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels have seized a convoy of U.N. peacekeepers near the Golan Heights and say they will hold them captive until President Bashar al-Assad's forces pull back from a rebel-held village which has seen heavy recent fighting. The capture was announced in rebel videos posted on the Internet and confirmed on Wednesday by the United Nations, which said about 20 peacekeepers had been detained. The seizure is the most direct threat to U.N. ...




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