Britain stepped up its help to Syria's opposition today, stopping just short of supplying weapons.
The Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government will be sending armoured vehicles and body armour.
But the difficulties of whether and where to direct help were made clear today when Syrian rebels captured a convoy of United Nations peacekeepers.
Special Correspondent Rageh Omaar reports.
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