Two civilians from the same family were shot dead by HTS in the vicinity of Idlib city on November 8

Two men from Idlib city, named as Waddah Abdul Karim Ghannoum and Omar Taha al Ghannoum, were shot dead by Hay’at Tahrir al Sham personnel while they were at a house in the vicinity of the city on November 8, 2020.
SNHR notes that HTS has committed a violation of international humanitarian law through this indiscriminate killing, for which the perpetrator must be held accountable.


* According to information we had received, we published a news report stating that Waddah Abdul Karim Ghannoum and Omar Taha al Ghannoum were shot dead by unknown gunmen in the vicinity of Idlib city. Following subsequent investigation, we have identified their killers as Hay’at Tahrir al Sham personnel. We have edited the news accordingly as of November 11, 2020.