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Syrian opposition sources: Defense minister killed
Syrian opposition officials in London reported that Deputy Minister of Defense of Syria Assef Shawkat husband of Bushra Assad was killed during an argument with his aide General Ali Mamlouk.

 

According to the report, which has yet to be confirmed by official sources, Shawkat was secretly rushed to hospital in Damascus where he died of his wounds. Other sources claim he's in a coma. (Roee Nahmias)

 


First published: 12.11.11, 21:12