The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Unknown gunmen assassinate brigadier- general Yahia Zahra in Ersal

Rif Dimashq Province: Unknown gunmen had assassinated brigadier- general Yahia Zahra, who defected from the Electrical War Management in the Syrian regime forces and who comes from the city of Yabroud in al- Qalamoun, after kidnapping him from his house in Ersal area inside the Lebanese territories, where his body was found on the outskirts of Ersal area with signs of torture on it, he was killed by gunshots. Activists and rebels in the area accused IS of kidnapping and killing him.


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