In Idlib province in Northwest Syria, a powerful explosion occurred in the warehouse of weapons. As a result of the tragedy killed at least 36 civilians, including 12 children.
This is reported by Syrian media.
The explosion occurred in the town of Sarmad, near the border with Turkey, said the opposition of the volunteer civil defence organization “White helmets”.
“One of the volunteer rescuers said the German Agency “Deutsche Press-Artur” that the blast also wounded no less than 70 people, and rescuers are continuing to investigate the ruins on the site of the explosion to get the other victims”, – stated in the message.
The Syrian Bureau of monitoring human rights, based in London and has informants on the ground, first announced 18 deaths. But then added that the number discovered in ruins of victims is growing. All the victims are civilians and what is the real cause of the explosion is not yet known.
As noted by the Bureau, a warehouse was located in the basement of the house and belonged to the arms dealers associated with the group “Organization of liberation of greater Syria,” or “Hayat Tahrir al-sham”, which, in turn, linked to the extremist network al-Qaeda.
“This group is now fighting in Idlib province by Syrian government forces,” – added in the message.
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“Intensive Russian air strikes struck the city in the Eastern province of Deraa for the first time since the ceasefire in the South of Syria that was agreed last year”, — informed the head of the Syrian Observatory for human rights Rami Abdel Rahman.
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