giftedviz.com
giftedviz.com May 26, 2018


7 rescue workers shot dead in Syria

12 August 2017, 11:51 | Darnell Patrick

7 rescue workers shot dead in Syria

7 rescue workers shot dead in Syria

"The civil defense center in Sarmin was the target of an armed attack by unknown assailants in which seven volunteers were killed", the White Helmets said in a statement.

The first responders, commonly known as the White Helmets, operate in rebel-control territory and have frequently been targeted by regime forces.

UOSSM call on all concerned parties, the worldwide community, and human rights organizations to conduct a full investigation into this heinous crime.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the seven volunteers had all been killed by bullets to the head. The targeting of aid workers is a clear violation of International Humanitarian Law, UOSSM calls on the international community to protect aid workers and prosecute perpetrators to full extent. The White Helmets emerged in 2013, working to rescue civilians in rebel-held areas.

Sarmin is controlled by the Hayat Tahrir al Sham jihadist alliance, which was formed when the Nusra Front merged with other groups.

First Trust Advisors LP Cuts Stake in Great Plains Energy Inc (GXP)
The utilities provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.04. The stock of Pennsylvania R.E.I.T. (NYSE:PEI) earned "Outperform" rating by Boenning & Scattergood on Wednesday, April 6.


Broncos sign rookie to replace IR-bound Winn
He was released by the Steelers last week when the team signed cornerback JaCorey Shepherd to bolster its secondary. Winn, a sixth-year pro from Boise State, played in all 16 games last season in his first year in Denver.


Swiss Franc Consolidates After Rallying Hard on North Korea Tensions
In commodities, US. crude fell 0.67 per cent to $49.23 per barrel and Brent was last at $52.58, down 0.23 per cent on the day. The market's main backstop in times of strain, gold, hit a two-month high of $1,282 an ounce amid the nervousness.


Their detractors, including President Bashar al-Assad's government and his ally Russian Federation, accuse them of being the tools of their global donors.

Although its volunteers work in exclusively rebel-held areas, the group insists it is not partisan.

The gunmen "executed the volunteers with a gunshot to the head and stole everything in the center", tweeted Khaled Khatib, a cameraman for the White Helmets.

It now has over 3,000 volunteers conducting rescue missions across rebel-held parts of Syria.



Other News

Trending Now

Anna Paquin responds to BBC's viral clip
The True Blood actress became a hot topic on social media after a news video accidentally displayed her breasts to audiences. Actress Anna Paquin expressed delight after her breasts made a surprise appearance on the BBC's ten o'clock news.

Flood situation in Assam worsens; 10 lakh people affected in 19 districts
A portion of National Highway 415, which connects state capital Itanagar with Assam, eroded near Karsingsa on Friday. The authorities opened 268 relief camps in 14 districts where 63,797 displaced people were lodged.

Premier League betting preview: Man City the title favourite
One of the keys to Chelsea's success last season was the team staying healthy, and that will be the case again in 2017-18. City have spent more than B£200million on a squad revamp following last season's underwhelming campaign.

Creative Planning Purchases 9000 Shares of Editas Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT)
Hershey Trust Co. purchased a new stake in shares of Editas Medicine during the second quarter worth approximately $244,000. The Company is involved in treating patients with genetically defined diseases by correcting their disease-causing genes.

Dow plummets 205pts as Trump inflames Korea tension
The US military's options are "locked and loaded", Trump said on Friday in a warning to North Korea if it chose to "act unwisely". In bond markets, 10-year US Treasuries and Germany's ultra-safe government bonds were trading at their highest prices since June.

Brighton bank on surprise factor to upset City
Everton - Ronald Koeman has done a fantastic job and the signing of Wayne Rooney is magical for the player and the club. I am lucky because I used to play under Pep at Barcelona and I know what he wants.

Guardiola defends Man City's big spending
Guardiola has admitted such a lacklustre performance would have seen him sacked at his previous clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich .

GOP Senators Tweet Trump in Support of McConnell
Three in 10 (31%) support President Trump using whatever tactics are necessary to encourage Democrats to start negotiating. The margin of sampling error including the design effect for the full sample is plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Burnley stun Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
You are not satisfied with my starting XI? 'I put the best player we had with this moment. "I don't this appetite for someone to send a message".

Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio: All options on table for North Korea
Therefore, that country will be the one that can best integrate North Korea into the family of responsible nations. The BBC also points out that North Korea said the January 2016 test was of a hydrogen bomb, not an atomic bomb.