Army Announces Names of 3 Troops Killed in Hermel Ambush
The Army Command on Monday mourned three soldiers killed Sunday in an ambush in the Hermel area of al-Mesherfeh while chasing a stolen car.
It identified them as First Sergeant Ali Ismail, 37, First Sergeant Ahmed Haidar Ahmed, 33, and Soldier Hasan Ezzeddine, 28.
Ismail and Ahmed are fathers of two children each while Ezzeddine was unmarried.
Two other soldiers were wounded in the incident, which also resulted in the death of the fugitive Khodor Dandash.