Rumors about the murder of Bashar Assad are not confirmed

Rumors about the murder of Bashar Assad are not confirmed

Damascus : Syria | Mar 25, 2013 at 12:46 AM PDT
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Assad's brother-in-law killed by suicide bomber bodyguard in Damascus

(According to RT) : In social networks, Facebook and Twitter are now actively discussing the death of the Syrian president. According to one version, he was shot by Iranian bodyguard. However, refuted this information, a source close to the government, in a telephone interview with RT.

Here's what the source said RT: «It's not true, definitely not. The first to break the news was an Israeli website, and a shame to all news channels, newspapers and websites, copy this news without source. No sooner had the Israeli website report about it, and all at once it was picked up. So this is ridiculous. And Assad is no Iranian bodyguard. "

Wrote, in particular, that the Syrian leader was killed on Saturday, and his body was transported to the hospital, confirmed that the alleged "Lebanese or Israeli sources."

However, even the channel Al Jazeera, one of the most reputable and respected Middle East Media also does not convey any information about the possible death of Bashar al-Assad. And representatives of the Free Syrian Army and the news does denied.

Meanwhile, the situation in the country is heating up: Fierce fighting is south of Damascus, the rebels took control of the 25-kilometer stretch of the border with Jordan on the Syrian part of the Golan Heights. At the same time, the fighting is beyond Syria. Israel said it struck a rocket attack on the Syrian gun emplacements on the Golan Heights after the double machine gun fire on Israeli soldiers in a weekend.

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Bashar al-Assad portraits, Damascus, Syria
Bashar al-Assad portraits, Damascus, Syria
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rsa76 is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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