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Syrian rebels say seize U.N. convoy -YouTube video

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BEIRUT, March 6 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels say they have seized a convoy of United Nations observers near the Golan Heights, according to a video posted on the Internet site YouTube on Thursday by a violence monitoring group.

A man saying he was from the "Martyrs of Yarmouk" brigade said the convoy would not be released until forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the village of Jamla.

He stood in front of a two white armoured vehicles and a truck with "UN" written on them. At least three people in the video were wearing United Nations light blue helmets while bullet-proof vests were visible in the vehicles. (Reporting by Oliver Holmes; Editing by Michael Roddy)

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