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In field - Video

This man is alive, his wife is the one who passed away

  Wednesday 26th June 2019

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An injured civilian had said goodbye to his daughter before he passed away, a Facebook page reported. The video shows a man carrying and kissing a child before he falls on the ground; it is unclear whether he passed away or not.

Verify-Sy fact-checked the claim; it turned out that the man is still alive. His name is Ahmad Khaled Douri; Douri lives in Kafr Lusin camp, he is an internally displaced person who originated in Qalaat al-Madiq town, according to several sources in the area of Kafr Lusin camp near Syria-Turkey border in the countryside of Idlib.

The same sources assured that the video dates back to June 11; the man fainted after the killing of his wife by indiscriminate shooting at the camp; activists said that the shooting was likely by Turkish border guards.

Regime forces seized control of Qalaat al-Madiq and other towns in Hama’s western countryside last month coinciding with the fleeing of civilians from the area.