A wanted Syrian who threatened to blow himself up to avoid arrest was shot dead by an army unit who had been cordoning off a drug dealer and his gunmen in the Brital town of Hammoudieh, National News Agency correspondent reported on Monday.

The Syrian is identified as Hussein Ali Matar, aka Jamal the Syrian; he works as a bodyguard for Ali Zaid Ismail, wanted for drug dealing.

The army raid also resulted in the arrest of another individual, while the manhunt for the rest of fugitives is still ongoing, with the backup of military choppers.

Source: National News Agency

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A wanted Syrian who threatened to blow himself up to avoid arrest was shot dead by an army unit who had been cordoning off a drug dealer and his gunmen in the Brital town of Hammoudieh, National News Agency correspondent reported on Monday.The Syrian is identified as Hussein Ali...