Five White Helmets killed by masked gunman in Syria's Aleppo
Five members of the Syrian White Helmets were killed by masked gunman as they broke their Ramadan fast on Saturday morning, the group said.
The ” rescue group ” said the assailants stormed their Al-Hader centre in the northern province of Aleppo, blindfolded the men and shot them, before making off with equipment.
Four of the volunteers were killed on the spot while a fifth later died in hospital, the group wrote on Twitter. Two other men were wounded and two more successfully fled the attack.
Last night during the breaking of the Ramadan fast, an armed gang attacked the Al Hader White Helmets center (Southern Aleppo) and killed four volunteers and wounded three others. May they rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/aTjT23LyMZ
— The White Helmets (@SyriaCivilDef) May 26, 2018