The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

A huge explosion shakes Sarmada near the Turkish border causes large numbers of casualties, injuries, and missing people

Idlib Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory monitored dawn of today, Sunday, the 12th of August 2018, a violent explosion shook Sarmada area in the northern countryside of Idlib near the Syrian-Turkish border, where the preliminary information indicated that it was caused by the explosion of an ammunition depot of an arms dealer who works with Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham, the explosion took place at the bottom of a residential building in Bab al-Hawa Square area inside the town, which caused the collapse of the building over its residents, which caused a large number of injuries, casualties, and missing people, including several displaced people from central Syria who recently arrived at Idlib Province.