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The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

An IED explosion in Al-Raqqah city leaves 5 persons dead and wounded in conjunction with another explosion targeted the SDF in the city

Al-Raqqah Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: at least 2 explosions rocked today evening, Friday the 26th of April 2019, the city of Al-Raqqah which is under the control of the Syria democratic Forces, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the first explosion was caused by an IED explosion near Al-Jarakesah Mosque in the city, which resulted in the death of a person and the injury of 4 others, while the second explosion was caused by the explosion of another IED in Al-Rasheed Street while a patrol of the SDF was passing, amid preliminary information about human losses in the ranks of the SDF, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday, Thursday, that it monitored a new assassination attempt within the series of attacks in al-Raqqah province east of Syria, which are controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces, where a gunman riding a motorcycle opened fire of his gun at the “Chairman of the reconciliation Tribal Council” in al-Tabaqa city in al-Raqqah countryside, which seriously injured him and his son, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 9th of April 2019 that the number of people who were killed in the bombings that hit al-Raqqah city Tuesday afternoon the 9th of April 2019, were 6 people, they are 5 civilians and a fighter of the Syria Democratic Forces, while the rest of them are still alive but they suffer from critical wounds, where sources of the Syria Democratic Forces informed the Syrian Observatory that the number of people who were killed in the bombings was 13 including 4 of SDF, but later it turned out that the other 7 were still alive, where explosions struck al-Raqqah today caused by IED explosions, followed by the explosion of a car bomb in al-Nour street, which is crowded with pedestrians in al-Raqqah city, and has a military checkpoint of the SDF, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, and information about other casualties, and the Syrian Observatory published yesterday evening that explosions shook Tabaqa city located in the western countryside of al-Raqqah on Monday evening, the 8th of April 2019, they were caused by the explosion of 2 mines in the middle of the city, which caused casualties, where at least one person was killed and 3 others from one family were injured including a child and a citizen woman, followed by imposing a security cordon by the Syria Democratic Forces who control the city, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 3rd of April 2019 that a group of cells members of the “Islamic State” Organization clashed during the hours of last night with members of Asayish forces and the Syria Democratic Forces at al-Raqqah city, where 3 members of ISIS blew themselves up with explosive belts, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights obtained pictures of the members who detonated themselves in al-Raqqah city.

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