المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Less than 20 days after targeting by one of the Shabiha of regime’s intelligence, an unknown explosion in a car hits the capital Damascus

Damascus Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: a violent explosion shook after midnight of yesterday the capital Damascus, it turned out to be caused by an explosion in one car at least in Al-Zahira neighborhood south of Damascus, but no information until the moment about the circumstances and nature of the explosion, which wounded several people, while the Syrian Observatory was published on the 24th of April 2019 that it turned out that the explosion which hit the capital Damascus on Wednesday morning; was an assassination operation of a member of the regime forces’ intelligence service, where the targeting took place using a an IED planted in his car and detonated in Naher Aisha area in the capital Damascus this morning, which killed the member and injured people happened to be in the area at the time of the explosion, and the Syrian Observatory published hours ago, that an explosion shook the capital Damascus on Wednesday morning, the 24th of April 2019, it was caused by an explosion in a car in Naher Aisha area and it caused casualties, where one person was killed and at least 5 other people were injured, but it is not known until the moment whether the explosion was caused by the fuel inside the car or something else, and the Syrian Observatory published that explosion shook the capital Damascus in the early hours of the morning of Sunday, the 20th of January 2018, it turned out that it was caused by an explosion in al-Motahalleq al-Janoubi area, near one of the security branches of the military intelligence there, accompanied by heavy gunfire in the area, but is not known until the moment whether the explosion was an IED explosion or a booby-trapped vehicle, which targeted a security figure of the regime, or if it was caused by suicide attacks, amid confirmed information about casualties and injuries in the explosions, while the regime forces imposed a security cordon on the explosion area, in addition to closing several roads in the area, it worth mentioning that Jabhat al-Nusra Front carried out the first suicide attack in Syria by 2 suicide bombers in Kafarsuseh area on the 23rd of December 2011, followed by a series of explosions claimed by the al-Nusra Front organization later and announced it, the most recent of which was a bombing in December 2017, where the Syrian Observatory published on the 14th of December, 2017 that a violent explosion was rocked the capital Damascus early this morning, Thursday the 14th of December 2017, caused by detonating a booby trapped vehicle near Al-Lawan Bridge on Al-Motahalik Al-Janobi (the Southern Bypass) of the capital, and no information about casualties was reported yet.

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