DAMASCUS, LATTAKIA, (SANA) - The bodies of five army and civilian martyrs were escorted on Sunday from Tishreen and Zahi Azraq Military Hospitals in Damascus and Lattakia to their final resting place.
Solemn funeral processions were held for the martyrs who were targeted by armed terrorist groups while they were in the line of duty in Damascus Countryside and Idleb.
The martyrs are:
Retired Brigadier General Akl Hussein Mahmoud from Tartous.
Sergeant Major Samer Dirgham from Hama.
Conscript Ghazi Ahmad Barazi from Hama.
Civilian Hussam Abu Hamdan from Sweida.
Civilian Mansour Hamad al-Ali from Sweida.
Families of the martyrs stressed confidence in the ability of the Syrian people to overcome the crisis through their unity, condemning the criminal acts committed by the armed terrorist groups against the army, law-enforcement forces and innocent citizens.
They expressed readiness to sacrifice their lives to defend the homeland and protect its people.
M. Nassr/ Ghossoun