Syrian Gov Salting Rebels' Ammo

DEIR SONBUL, Syria — The government of Syria, trying to contain a rapidly expanding insurgency, has resorted to one of the dirty tricks of the modern battlefield: salting ammunition supplies of antigovernment fighters with ordnance that explodes inside rebels’ weapons, often wounding and sometimes killing the fighters while destroying many of their hard-found arms. Read more at ddleeast/syrian-government-booby-traps- rebels-ammunition.html?_r=2&

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