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  אלול 2, 5774 , 28/08/14

UN Confirms Personnel Captured by Syrian Rebels on Golan

Syrian rebels have taken UN personnel prisoner after they took over the area near the Quneitra border crossing on the Golan Heights. The UN personnel were stationed on the Syrian side of the border.

The UN later confirmed the initial reports of the incident, clarifying the 43 UN peacekeepers had been taken and that it is doing all it can to secure their release, reports AFP.

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