US weapons meant for rebels rapidly falling into hands of pro-Assad Syrian forces

WASHINGTON, July 13 : U.S. weapons are being reportedly used by pro-Assad fighters and the Islamic extremists trying to oust him in Syria.

Syrian civil war has claimed more than 90,000 lives and now the country is overflowing with foreign-supplied weapons, which is going to worsen the situation.

The Washington Times reports that Obama administration's decision to provide arms to the Syrian rebels was to help a select number of rebel groups topple the brutal regime of Bashar al-Assad.

According to the report, U.S. weapons have been reaching al-Qaeda affiliated Shiite militant group fighting to keep Assad's forces in power in Syria.

--ANI (Posted on 13-07-2013)

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