Gaza, Alray - Action Group for Palestinians of Syria said two Palestinian refugees have been killed Friday in Syria.
The group said on Saturday in a statement that “Mahmoud al-Khatib died during the clashes that took place between the army free groups on one side and the Syrian regime army and security committees of the PFLP General Command on the other in al-Ghurba neighborhood in Sayeda Zeinab-Damascus.
Refugee Amjad Khalil, who is in his 30s, from Al A'edeen camp in Homs was tortured to death in a Syrian regime prison, the statement added.
Husseiniyeh refugee camp saw Friday several shelling that targeted different parts of it without injuries reported. The residents of the camp have been besieged by the regular army for the third consecutive day, which led to the scarcity of food provisions and bread.
The group indicated that the regime forces bombarded also Al-Yarmouk, where clashes erupted, Al- and Deraa Palestinian refugee camps.
According to a March report issued by the Action Group, over 1,377 Palestinians had been killed in the ongoing Syria conflict, with that number thought to have increased significantly since then.
While more than half of the 530,000 Palestinian refugees registered in Syria have been displaced and 15 percent have fled abroad, including 60,000 to neighboring Lebanon and over 7,000 to Jordan.