Sunday, November 25, 2012

Syrian Rebels 'Capture' Marj al Sultan Airport

Syrian troops have been battling Free Syrian Army rebels for control of a military airbase on the outskirts of Damascus, according to monitors.

The rebels captured a "large part" of Marj al Sultan airport, 15 kilometres (nine miles) east of Damascus, and destroyed two helicopters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

http://news.sky.com/story/1016303/syrian-rebels-capture-marj-al-sultan-airport