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A suicidal bombing in Al-Raqqah city center kills and injures tens of people

Al-Raqqah Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the sound of 2 violent explosions that rocked Al-Raqqah city, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; the first explosion took place in Al-Basel Street in Al-Raqqah city center as a result of the explosion of a landmine, and as the locals were gathering near the place of the first explosion, another explosion took place in Al-Na’em roundabout in Al-Raqqah city center, it turned out that it was caused by the explosion of a booby-trapped vehicle driven by a suicidal bomber believed to be affiliated to the “Islamic State” organization, near a checkpoint of the Syria Democratic Forces, which resulted in the killing of 10 persons at least including 5 citizens and 5 fighters in the ranks of the SDF in addition to the fall of 20 injuries at least.

And the Syrian observatory published on the 18th of May 2019, that a violent explosion was heard in Al-Raqqah city which is under the control of the Syria Democratic Forces, it turned out to be caused by an IED explosion near A-Jazra – Al-Panorama junction at the outskirts of the city, where it targeted a vehicle of the Kurdish Internal Security Forces (Asayish) which injured 2 of their members, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 13th of May 2019, that an explosion shook al-Raqqah city which is under the control of Syria Democratic Forces on Monday morning, it turned out to be caused by the explosion of a booby-trapped car of the Syria Democratic, near al-Bayda’a Park in Al-Raqqah city, which caused material damage but no information about casualties, while another explosion hit al-Raqqah city on Sunday evening, it turned out to be caused a bomb explosion in al-Ferdus area in the city which caused material damage, and the Syrian Observatory published that several explosions rocked the city of Al-Raqqah and its western countryside today evening, Monday the 29th of April 2019, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights; 2 explosions pounded Al-Raqqah city, one of which was caused by an IED explosion in Al-Nour area in the city, while the other was caused by the explosion of another IED near the Industrial and Trading Room in Al-Raqqah city, which resulted in the fall of injuries of citizens and members of the Syria Democratic Forces, and in the western countryside of Al-Raqqah, an explosion rocked Al-Tabqah city today evening, it was caused by the explosion of a landmine in Al-Maqasim neighborhood in the city, which caused material damage, without information about casualties, and the SOHR published that 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.

Pictures by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights show the suicidal bombings which targeted Al-Raqqah city and caused gross human and material losses

Pictures by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights show the suicidal bombings which targeted Al-Raqqah city and caused gross human and material losses

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