Syrian Rebels: Hey, Sorry For Beheading The Wrong Person, Our Bad!

Yeah, these are the people which the Obama administration was supporting in Syria against Bashar Assad

(Telegraph) Syrian rebel fighters linked with Al Qaeda have asked for “understanding and forgiveness” after mistakenly beheading one of their allies and putting the head on display.

In a video posted online, members of Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham were shown holding up the head of what they thought was a supporter of President Bashar Assad before a crowd in Aleppo, The Telegraph reported.

After the video was posted, the head was recognized as belonging to Mohammed Fares, a member of Ahrar al-Sham, a well-established rebel group that regularly fights alongside the Islamic State of Iraq, according to the report.

It was a case of mistaken identity when Fares yelled some names of Shiites revered figures. Most of the opponents of Assad are Sunni. So, they cut his head off and displayed it

(CNN) “He is an Iraqi Shiite volunteer fighter in Bashar al-Assad’s army,” a young man brandishing a knife in one hand and holding the decapitated head in another says in Arabic to a group of men all dressed in black.

“If they (al-Assad’s army) enter they will not distinguish between supporters and opponents. I swear they will rape the men before the woman,” another jihadi fighter continues in the amateur video.

Wow, these are surely the people that America wants to support, wouldn’t you say?

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