Report: Missile strike wounds rebel commander near Damascus

By REUTERS
February 20, 2013 11:53

AMMAN - A missile struck the command center of the main Syrian rebel formation near Damascus on Wednesday, wounding its leader, activists said.

A rebel spokesman said Sheikh Zahran Alloush, founder of the Liwa al-Islam brigade, was wounded in the attack. Activists said the early morning strike took place near the northern Damascus suburb of Douma, during a three-week-old rebel offensive on the Syrian capital.


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