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MOSCOW, October 18. /TASS/. Commanders of the Jabhat-an-Nusra terrorist organisation threaten Syrian men they will shoot dead their families if the men refuse from conscription, spokesman of the Russian Defence Ministry Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Sunday.
"Syrian militants of terrorist groups demonstrate mass desertion to the country’s east and north-east," he said. "In the Idlib and Hama provinces field commanders of the Jabhat-an-Nusra terrorist organisation threaten local men they would shoot dead their families if the men refuse from the forced conscript."
In the Raqqa Province, militants of the Islamic State announced a complete mobilisation of men from the age of 14.