Free Syrian army denies kidnapping Lebanese Shiites


Free Syrian Army’s  Lieutenant  Colonel  Khaled  Hamoud denied on Tuesday that the FSA kidnapped Lebanese Shiite men in Syria.

“We have nothing to do with the abduction of the 13 Lebanese men in Aleppo,” Hammoud told Future News television, adding that the Syrian regime was “responsible for the kidnapping.”

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group has appealed for calm following the abduction of 12 Lebanese Shiites in Syria and former PM condemned the abduction and called for their immediate release.

Security officials say Syrian rebels kidnapped the men Tuesday as they returned from a religious pilgrimage