By Al Arabiya with agencies
Defected Brigadier General Ibrahim al-Jabawi said on Monday that the Syrian regime’s gang-like militia, the Shabiha, were led by Iranian military advisors when they stormed al-Shamas district in Homs.
According to Jabawi, each Shabiha group followed an Iranian military advisor, Al Arabiya news channel reported him as saying
The defected general said Shamas did not have elements from the opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA), but it had people who fled other besieged areas in the central flashpoint city. Criticism is increasing against the FSA for hiding in civilian areas.
Jabawi also reported that 10 civilian men were executed and 350 others were detained.