Syrian soldier joins FSA after capture

Najdat Ibrahim says he chose to join the rebels after turning down the chance to return home.

    A Syrian soldier has defected after being captured by the Free Syrian Army [FSA], the country's largest armed opposition group.

    Najdat Ibrahim said that he chose to join the FSA after turning down the chance to return home.

    In this exclusive, James Bays reports from Homs province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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