Syrians report Israeli drone strike kills high-ranking air defense officer – Israel News – Haaretz.com

According to reports on social media, the deceased was a Hezbollah member named Yasser Assayed.

There have been conflicting reports as to Assayed’s role. According to reports on Syrian opposition websites, the man was a senior officer in country’s air defense system. At the same time, an official affiliated with the Syrian regime told Haaretz that Assayed was a member of the Golan Battalion, a mostly Druze militia that supports Syrian President Bashar Assad. 

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Syrians report Israeli drone strike kills high-ranking air defense officer – Israel News – Haaretz.com