Al Qaeda in Syria Attacks US-Trained Rebels: Monitor

July 31, 2015 1:09 PM

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Al Qaeda in Syria Attacks US-Trained Rebels: Monitor

Beirut: Al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front launched an offensive Friday on the headquarters of a new US-formed rebel group in the country's north, leaving at least 11 dead, a monitor said.

The attack came one day after Al-Nusra kidnapped eight rebels from Division 30, who had been trained and equipped by Washington, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

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