A Syrian pilot bombed a military building defying state orders to bomb protestors against the Syrian regime. The pilot, after bombing the military base in Aleppo, Syria, flew down to Turkey which has been providing shelter to all Syrian military detractors.
A Syrian National Council member announced that Colonel Riad al-Assad, head of the Free Syrian Army was in Turkey. The SNC member also said that there were large numbers of soldiers in the Syrian defence defying order to kill protestors of the Syrian regime.
The anti-state feeling at defence establishments is spreading fast. Pilots are given bare minimal ammunition as there are fears that the pilots could bomb the president's palace, said the SNC member.
At least three deserters and a civilian were reported killed in fighting between regime forces and army deserters in Aazaz in the northern province of Aleppo near the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, according to al Arabia.
The spate of attacks has increased drastically within Syria against President Assad and his supporters. The presence of Muslim religious figures preaching jihad to serve god and find freedom has shot up in recent times, with the situation on ground worsening.
A UN report estimates the death toll to have touched 8,000 in the year-long conflict that started last year in March, the BBC reported.