25 June 2012

More High-Ranking Syrian Defections

Heading to Turkey: Syrian general and two colonels.

Several high-ranking Syrian military figures have defected to Turkey, reports in Turkish media say.

A general, two colonels, two majors and about 30 other soldiers are said to have crossed into Hatay province on Sunday night.

They were part of a group of some 200 people who crossed the border overnight into Monday, Anatolia news agency says.

By: Brant

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