Turkish state TV reports defections of Syria officers

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PostMon Jun 25, 2012 10:30 am » by One-23

Is this just another sign that the proverbial shit is about to hit the fan, the fear is once this conflict blows up, will there be a way to draw it back in, I have my doubts that this will be contained :peep:

Turkish state TV reports defections of Syria officers

Mon, Jun 25 04:43 AM EDT

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Syrian general, two colonels two majors, one lieutenant and 33 soldiers have defected from President Bashar al-Assad's forces and arrived in Turkey, Turkish state television said on Monday, without giving any further details.

The private news channel CNN Turk also reported the defections of the soldiers, but said they had arrived with members of their families, making a total of 224 individuals.

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Source http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSB ... 5?irpc=932

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