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Assad Forces Hit Civil Defence Center, Volunteer Killed

Using laser-guided artillery shells, the Assad regime bombed a Civil Defence center in the province of Hama, killing a volunteer and injuring three others, according to Zaman al-Wasl.
Assad Forces Hit Civil Defence Center, Volunteer Killed

A White Helmets volunteer was killed and three others wounded on Saturday when Syrian regime forces bombed a Civil Defence center in the al-Ghab Plain region in the western Hama province.

Zaman al-Wasl reporter said that Daham al-Hussein, 35, died on Saturday morning, and Ahmed al-Nader, Nader Haj Ibrahim, and Hassan al-Hashoum, all of whom are volunteers within the White Helmets, were injured in a missile attack by Bashar al-Assad’s forces stationed in Kafranbel town.

The regime forces used the Russian-made laser-guided artillery shells in Saturday’s attack, which was usually used to destroy fortified field installations.

Russia had used this type of projectile for the first time last March, targeting the Atarib Surgical Hospital in the western countryside of Aleppo, killing 8 civilians, including women and a child, in addition to the Significant material damage to the building of the external hospital and a number of its clinics and facilities, which at that time caused the hospital to go out of service.

Krasnopol artillery shells were also used in the Jabal al-Zawiya region on June 10th, killing 12 civilians.


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