Damascus - Syrian troops arrested four Turkish fighter pilots near a military airport in the northern province of Aleppo, a pro-government daily said on Monday.
The guarding troops of the Koerc military airport arrested four Turkish officers who were trying to sneak into the airport with an armed group, al-Watan said. Also in Aleppo, the paper said more than 100 armed men were killed when the Syrian air force bombarded the Finance Directorate in al-Sufaira town, where the armed men had been gathering.
In the central province of Homs, army units targeted armed groups' positions in al-Rastan town, killing scores of them, al- Watan said. It added that violence and clashes had resumed in the Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees in the capital Damascus between local committees and armed rebels. Meanwhile, opposition activists reported shelling on many hotspots nationwide by the Syrian army on Monday.