Nightly News   |  March 06, 2013

Syrian rebels capture UN peacekeepers

A group claiming to be Syrian rebels said they took the hostages and will detain them until Syrian president Assad’s forces withdraw from their town. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight the u.n. security council is demanding the release of 20 of its peacekeepers taken hostage at gun point, a group claiming to be syrian rebels posted a video online . they say they will detain the u.n. peacekeepers until president assad's forces withdraw from their town. another sign of the chaos, the danger there. in