More army defectors join Syria opposition

As violence increases, some activists see soldiers as main hope to take down Syria’s long-standing regime.

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As violence becomes worse in Syria, more soldiers are defecting from the army.

Many have changed sides in the conflict and activists celebrate them, saying the defectors are their best hope for success in fighting Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

This exclusive report shows numerous soldiers defecting with nothing more than the supplies on their back.

Jane Ferguson reports.

Source: Al Jazeera