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Gunmen Kill Governor of Southern Syrian Town, Reports Say

© AFP 2022 / Mohamad AbazeedA picture taken through an arch remaining from a detroyed building shows Syrian boys on a bicycle on May 14, 2016 in the southern Syrian city of Daraa.
A picture taken through an arch remaining from a detroyed building shows Syrian boys on a bicycle on May 14, 2016 in the southern Syrian city of Daraa.  - Sputnik International
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BEIRUT (Sputnik) - The governor of the Syrian town of Nahtah in the southern Daraa province was shot dead by unknown gunmen outside his home on Thursday, media said.

Mamdouh Mafalani was heading to work in the eastern Daraa countryside when he was assassinated, the state news agency SANA cited a police source as saying.

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