Co-mayor of the Teyana town in Deir ez-Zor killed

The co-mayor was killed in front of the municipal employees.

Four masked assailants have carried out an armed attack on the municipal building of the Teyana town to the east of Deir ez-Zor.

According to local sources, the assailants fired four bullets into the head of co-mayor Saqat Abu Ayman and killed him in front of the municipal staff.

The gunmen have reportedly fled the scene after the murder.