Report: Asma Assad escapes to England

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 11, 2011 14:49




Asma Assad, wife of Syrian President Bashar Assad, has escaped to England with her children, UK news site The First Post reported on Tuesday.

"Her evacuation was carried out under conditions of immense secrecy, but she is now safely with her children and surrounded by security guards," the site quoted a diplomatic sources as saying.

Assad's wife grew up in the UK and studied at King's College University in London before marrying the Syrian president in 2000.


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