At least 10 Palestinian refugees were killed Wednesday in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, activists posting to a Facebook account for the camp reported.
According to media from the camp, 15-year-old Jalal Yousif Salih was shot dead by a Syrian government sniper near the Palestine Hospital in the camp. Photos of the victim were published before he was identified. Another victim identified as 10-year-old Fadi Alaa al-Masri was shot dead in the al-Zein neighborhood. Earlier, a body was found in the Black Stone neighborhood. The victim was later identified as Muhammad Shaaban.
An elderly man was also shot dead in the Deir Yasin neighborhood, according to activists. They identified him as 70-year-old Ahmad Abbas.
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