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Syrian general who led military police
reportedly defects to rebels, says
army has become ´gang for killing´

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/26/2012 5:47:54 PM

Beirut - The general who heads Syria´s military police has defected and joined the uprising against President Bashar Assad´s regime, one of the highest walkouts by a serving security chief during the country´s 21-month uprising, a pan Arab TV station has reported. Maj. Gen. Abdul-Aziz Jassem al-Shallal appeared in a video aired on Al Arabiya TV late Tuesday saying he is joining "the people´s revolution." Al-Shallal´s defection comes as military pressure builds on the regime, with government bases falling to rebel assault near the capital Damascus and elsewhere across the country.

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One would have to wonder just how bloody this guys hands are. Defection may be to save his life, till military trials held for former higher ups in Assad´s government. But, I get ahead of myself.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 12/26/2012 6:11:54 PM     (No. 9084818)

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