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Fighters detain UN peacekeepers

The United Nations says around 20 peacekeepers have been detained by armed fighters near Golan Heights.

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Human Rights Watch investigating rebel group

Human Rights Watch said it was investigating the same rebel group that claims it has captured UN peacekeepers for executing captured Syrian soldiers earlier this week.

Peter Bouckaert of the human rights monitoring group said it was investigating the involvement of the "Martyrs of Yarmouk" brigade in a video showing the execution of detained Syrian soldiers posted on the Internet yesterday.

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