A Syrian riot spokesman says a infamous soccer goalkeeper who grew to change into an icon of the insurrection against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a fight with authorities forces.
Abdelbaset Sarout, 27, who rose to popularity as a participant for his dwelling city of Homs, joined light protests against Assad in 2011 and modified into once identified because the “singer of the revolution.” He later took up fingers because the country slid into civil war. Four of his brothers and his father had been killed in the war.
Cpt. Mustafa Maarati, spokesman for the Jaysh al-Izza riot neighborhood, says Saturday Sarout died from wounds sustained two days earlier while battling in the northern Hama province. Combating has escalated in northwestern Syria, the last vital riot stronghold, since April.