We cant really be surprised now can we?
A senior British journalist claims that Syrian
rebels tried to lead him and his colleagues into a trap so they would be killed
by government forces, to discredit the regime of President Bashar
Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex
Thomson said a group from the Free Syrian Army led his team into the line of
fire because ‘dead journos are bad for Damascus’.
He said his vehicle was shot at before the
team managed to ‘floor it back to the road we’d been led in on’.
He wrote: ‘Suddenly four men in a black car
beckon us to follow. We move out behind. We are led another route. Led in fact,
straight into a free-fire zone. Told by the Free Syrian Army to follow a road
that was blocked off in the middle of no-man’s land.
'At that point there was the crack of a bullet
and one of the slower three-point tu
In: Other Middle East
Tags: Syria, Free, Syrian, Army, Rebel, Biatches, trying, to, get, journos, killed, for, attention
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