Syrian rebels claim they captured government drone, reveal images found inside

A miniature aircraft with an attached camera, which rebels say belonged to forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, is seen inside a room in Homs, Syria on Nov. 11, 2013. Yazan Homsy / Reuter
An undated picture taken from a camera attached to what rebels say was an unmanned aircraft used by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad. Free Syrian Army via Reuters

Syrian rebels this week showed off a miniature drone that they claim to have brought down using frequency interference.

Fighters from the Free Syrian Army told Reuters that the unmanned, remote-controlled aircraft belonged to President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

The rebels released a series of aerial photos that they said had been taken from a camera mounted on the drone. The images show the widespread destruction in the rebel-held city of Homs.

More than 100,000 people have died since the Syrian conflict started two and a half years ago, the United Nations says.

Free Syrian Army via Reuters
Free Syrian Army via Reuters
Free Syrian Army via Reuters


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