Palestinian refugee Hussein Hamidi, killed in Syria as refugee camps reel under siege

[ PIC 03/02/2013 – 11:56 AM ]

DAMASCUS, (PIC)– The Syrian regular army continued its shelling and siege of Palestinian refugee camps as the body of a new martyr was found in a rural area in Damascus.

The national workgroup for Palestinians in Syria said that the body of Hussein Hamidi, from Husseiniya refugee camp, was found in Ghazlaniya road in rural Damascus on Saturday.

It said that a number of shells slammed into street15 in Yarmouk refugee camp with no casualties suffered, adding that four shells were reported in other areas in the camp with only material damage.

The workgroup said that the camp inhabitants were still reeling under the siege imposed by the Syrian regular army for 42 days that blocks entry of foodstuff, medicine, and heating materials.

It said that the shelling was also targeting the refugee camps of Husseiniya, Nayrab, and Sabbena.

It said that a shell blasted in a school affiliated with the Palestine Liberation Organization in Adra town near Damascus with no casualties reported. Hundreds of Palestinian refugees especially from Yarmouk refugee camp sought refuge in that town.


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