Irish Examiner 2014.05.18 17:36
The head of SyriaБ─(tm)s air defences has been killed in clashes near the
capital, Damascus, one of a few high-ranking military officers to be killed
in the countryБ─(tm)s civil war.
Lieutenant General Hussein Ishaq died yesterday as rebels attacked a Syrian
air defence base near the town of Mleiha, a government official said.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also confirmed
DEFENCE, HUSSEIN, OBSERVATORY, REBEL, CLASH, PROXIMITY, Syria, United Kingdom