The Al-Ansar Battalion says on its Facebook page the camp is open to all those wishing to participate in "jihad in Homs", where opposition forces are engaged in fierce battles with troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad for control of the city. However, it lays out a number of conditions for new recruits including the ban on lighting up. "Smokers should abstain from smoking during the camp and completely quit smoking by the end of the training," it says.Dangerous stuff, that tobacco. Unlike guns, explosives and all-out suicidal insurrection, of course.
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