Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.30 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
General of the Syrian Air Force, Abdullah Al-Khalidi was killed in Damascus, Syrian television reported on Tuesday.
It is supposed that the general was killed by members of an armed group. Details of the incident are unknown yet.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
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