Red Crescent pharmacist shot dead in Yarmouk camp
Published Thursday 13/03/2014 (updated) 14/03/2014 22:46
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – A Palestinian pharmacist who works for the Palestinian Red Crescent Association in the Yarmouk refugee camp was shot dead Wednesday, a statement said.
The statement, signed by chairman of the Red Crescent Association Younis al-Kahtib, highlighted that 48-year-old Diab Hussein Muhanna was shot outside Palestine Hospital where he worked. He was leaving the hospital on a humanitarian mission.
The victim left behind a widow and four children. He worked for the Red Crescent Association more than 26 years.
“Our organization lost five martyrs since the beginning of Syria’s regrettable unrest in addition to dozens who were injured while binding up wounds,” the statement added.