Syrian general, soldiers flee to Turkey

293 more Syrians, including general, colonel, lieutenant colonel and major, have entered Turkey on Monday via Reyhanli and Yayladagi towns of the southern province of Hatay.

Syrian general, soldiers flee to Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Syrian general from an artillery division and seven officers were among dozens of soldiers, mostly serving in Homs province, who defected and fled to Turkey on Monday afternoon, a Syrian activist and Free Syrian Army sources told Reuters.

Turkish state broadcaster TRT Haber said on its website that 85 Syrian soldiers, including the general, were among those who were sent to the Apaydin camp in Turkey's Hatay province.

Last Mod: 03 Temmuz 2012, 09:54
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