Head of White Helmets in Deraa Killed in Bomb Attack

In a huge loss to Syrian rescue workers, the head of Deraa's Civil Defense team Abdullah al-Sarhan is killed by a bomb that hit his car

Abdullah al-Sarhan, a prominent Syrian activist and the head of Deraa's Civil Defense (White Helmets) was killed on Monday after a bomb hit his car while on a mission east of Deraa.

Sarhan's death is a loss for all humanitarian workers who defy death every day in war-torn Syria. Activists accused the Syrian regime and Islamic State (ISIS)-affiliated groups of targeting Sarhan.

Roadside explosives have killed a large number of moderate rebel commanders and Civil Defense workers in Deraa.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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