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  3/23/2014, Adar Bet 21, 5774

Report: Assad Cousin Killed in Fighting

Hilal Al-Assad, the cousin of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, was killed Sunday evening, during fighting between government forces and rebels north of Latakiya, according to Syrian media.

Hilal Al-Assad served as the commander of government forces in the Latakiya region.

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