Deadly Onslaught: Kurds in firing line as Al-Qaeda carves out northern Syria (Video Report)



Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have reportedly killed a top commander from the Free Syrian Army – in the latest display of deadly rivalry between opposition groups.

The rebels are increasingly fighting each other for control in a number of places – with al-Qaeda-affiliated radicals trying to create an Islamist state within Syria.

As part of that plan, the militants are accused of stepping up lethal assaults on Kurds in the north-east to seize their land.

More from Russia Today correspondent in the region, Paula Slier.








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