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Car bomb kills head of Syria’s chemical weapons research unit

The head of the Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf, a facility known as ‘CERS’ and blacklisted by the U.S. for being used for Syrian chemical weapons development, was successfully assassinated in second attempt.

By i24NEWS

 

A Syrian scientist at the head of a research center reportedly linked to arms development and alleged to have been previously struck by Israel was assassinated by a bomb blast Sunday, according to Syrian media.

Aziz Azbar, head of the Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf, also known by its French acronym ‘CERS’, was killed alongside his driver in the attack on Saturday night, Syrian and Lebanese media reported. Continue Reading »