Nusra Front Captures 5 US-Trained Rebels Near Turkish Border

Islamist rebels apprehend more US-trained rebels, bringing the total to 13 since last week, says monitoring group

Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate, the Nusra Front, captured at least five more US-trained rebel fighters in overnight raids on a village in north-western Syria, an activist group said Tuesday.

‫ "Between Monday and Tuesday, Nusra Front seized at least five rebels from Division 30 in the village of Qah, near the Turkish border," the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

‫ Nusra fighters captured at least eight rebels from the same US-backed unit last week, the Observatory reported.


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