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  Adar 25, 5773 , 07/03/13

Rebels: Captives to be Released Soon

General Hussam Ad-Din Al-Awak of the Free Syrian Army said, Thursday, that United Nations observers who were abducted in the Syrian portion of the Golan Heights on Wednesday will be released in the coming hours.

Interviewed by the British Broadcasting Corporation's Arabic service, Al-Awak said the kidnapping was a big mistake and that negotiations were taking place for their release.

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