DAMASCUS / RAQQA, (SANA) - An armed terrorist group assassinated the young actor Mohammad Rafei, son of the renowned actor Ahmad Rafei, two days after abducting him in Barzeh area in Damascus.
Mohammad Rafei's father told SANA reporter that his son was kidnapped on Friday and killed on Saturday evening. He expressed pride "to be one of the Syrian fathers who offered martyrs for the sake of defending Syria's dignity."
The abduction and assassination of Rafei came within the framework of the terrorist groups' targeting of creative national cadres who announced their principled stances against the global war launched against Syria and rejection of the terrorist criminal practices against the Syrian people.
Actor Mohammad Rafei was born in 1982. He worked at theatre and radio before his participation in a number of TV series.
Member of Leadership of Raqqa Branch of BASP Assassinated
In the same framework, an armed terrorist group on Sunday assassinated Ismael al-Hammadeh, member of the leadership of Raqqa branch of al-Baath Arab Socialist Party (BASP), in his house in al-Salhabiyeh village in Raqqa Countryside.
A source in the province told SANA reporter that terrorists stormed into al-Hammadeh's house at dawn and opened fire on him causing his immediate martyrdom.