Jihadists ruthlessly rolling over areas of Syria, Iraq

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 5:07 a.m.

The fighters with the Free Syrian Army were expecting an attack any day from the jihadists besieging the city of Minbej. They had fortified the carpet factory they used as a base, erecting concrete bomb-blast barriers around the entrance, and the fighters were instructed to shoot any strange vehicles on sight.

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