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US Condemns Murders of 7 Syrian White Helmets

The United States is condemning the murders of seven Syrian White Helmet civil defense members in rebel-controlled Idlib province. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert calls the murders sad and horrifying. “These cowardly acts of masked men took the lives of civilian volunteers who work tirelessly as first responders in order to save lives in incredibly dangerous environments,” she said in a statement. Nauert says the U.S. sends it condolences to the families of those she calls “heroes,” and hopes they can find justice. The White Helmets say unidentified gunmen shot…

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