Syrian volunteer shot dead in Deir Ezzor

A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer has been killed while on first aid duty in Deir Ezzor in eastern Syria, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced.

It is understood that the volunteer was shot dead on Friday.


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