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Syrian Rebel Commander Seriously Wounded

Colonel Riad Al-Asaad, the commander of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), was seriously wounded, Monday morning, in the detonation of an explosive device attached to the vehicle in which he was travelling, in the city of Al-Maydan in the Deir Ezzor province, according to Arab satellite networks. An aide was also wounded.

Al-Arabiya cited an FSA spokesman as saying Al-Asaad was being treated at a hospital in Turkey

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