Dawoud Rajiha

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: defense minister under the regime of Syria's current president Bashar al-Assad since 2011 when the Syrian uprising began who had previously served as the Syrian Army's deputy chief of staff from 2004 to 2009.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: 1947

 

Died: July 18, 2012

 

Location: Damascus, Syria