Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Abducted Lebanese pilgrims transferred after rebels kill each other

"... A previously unknown figure who called himself Abu Ibrahim, whose real name is Ammar al-Dadikhi, emerged as the leader of the captors, the rebel Azaz Northern Storm Brigade.
But a leader of the rebel Al-Islam Brigade said his group had recently moved against Abu Ibrahim and his men, transporting the hostages to a safe place near the Turkish border.
The leader said that by the time the Al-Islam Brigade took military action against Abu Ibrahim’s group, the Northern Storm Brigade’s membership had diminished from nearly 200 members to less than 20 men.
He added that Abu Ibrahim was wounded in the leg during the fighting and taken to Turkey, where he died at the end of last month in the Ghazi Antab Hospital ..."

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