Al-Quds Brigades movement, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, announced the assassination of Ali Ramzi al-Aswad, in the countryside of Damascus, on Sunday morning.
According to a statement by the Quds Brigades, the Israeli Mossad is responsible for the assassination. He was shot dead.
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The statement added that Ali Aswad’s origins go back to the Palestinian city of Haifa, from which his family was displaced in 1948, and sought refuge in Syria, adding that “the martyr joined the ranks of the Jerusalem Brigades at an early age.”
Al-Mayadeen channel reported that according to Palestinian sources, investigations into the assassination of Commander Ali Aswad in the countryside of Damascus are currently underway with multiple parties involved. The assassination method used in this operation is similar to previous operations that have taken place in both the Syrian and Lebanese arenas, with similarities noted in the weapon used and the method of execution. It should be added that Ali Aswad’s family originates from the Palestinian city of Haifa, from which they were displaced in 1948, and sought refuge in Syria. The martyr joined the ranks of the Jerusalem Brigades at an early age.
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