UN says video may show war crime being committed


Human rights groups have condemned a video posted on the internet which appears to show Syrian rebels shooting dead captured government soldiers.

Amnesty International and the United Nations say if the killings are confirmed, they constitute a war crime.

The BBC's Jim Muir reports.

Viewers may find some of the images in this report disturbing

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