25/02/2023

SYRIA: General Council of Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood in Holeb condemns targeting of one of its members by Turkish-affiliated groups

HOLEB (ALEPPO), Syria — The General Council of Sheikh Maqsoud and Ashrafieh neighborhoods in Holeb (Aleppo) issued a statement, in which it condemned the targeting of member of the Economics Committee Hamza Kobani by groups backed by Turkey and affiliated with its intelligence services. 

According to the statement, Hamza Kobani’s car was booby-trapped killing him and injuring three of his companions. The Council called the act “a fascist Turkish crime devoid of morals and humanity”, amid the difficult circumstances of the earthquake and the siege against the Sheikh Maqsoud and Ashrafieh neighborhoods. 

The General Council of the Sheikh Maqsoud and Ashrafieh neighborhoods concluded its statement with a pledge to follow the path of the martyr Hamza Kobani.