Friday, August 09, 2013

Kurds in way: Witness account of atrocities as Al-Nusra Front asserts northern Syria position — RT News

Kurds in way: Witness account of atrocities as Al-Nusra Front asserts northern Syria position — RT News: Witnesses are starting to emerge with grisly tales of kidnapping, rape and murder of Kurdish minorities in the north and north-east of Syria. Clashes between Al-Qaeda-linked militants and soldiers of the Kurdish Front have sunk the region into chaos.

“When civilians escaped, they were shot, and militia raided houses, blowing up some and robbing others… they still have more than 200 civilian hostages,” Zakaria Mohammed said speaking exclusively to RT Arabic about the violence that started out with an assault on four towns in the north of Syria...