Lieutenant Jamil Hassan, the head of Syria's Air Force Intelligence, has been assassinated by one of his aides, Syrian opposition sources told the Saudi Al Arabiya Sunday.
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According to the report, Hassan was targeted by a rebel group calling itself "The descendants of the Prophet."
According to rebel reports, he had a personal hand in the regime's attempts to crush the uprising. He was often referred to as one of the regimes "iron fists."
He was once quoted by the Syrian opposition as telling Assad "Let me kill a million protesters to end the revolution and I will go to The Hague in your place."
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