المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Damascus deteriorating security: six explosions rock Damascus in 15 days.

Over February 2020, the capital Damascus saw unprecedented security chaos since the Syrian regime recovered the entire city. SOHR activists documented six explosions in Damascus during the period between the 7th and 25th of February. All explosions were caused by detonating IEDs in vehicles, which killed five persons while 15 others sustained various injuries.

On February 7, an IED went off under a car in Khaled bin Al-Walid Street in Damascus killing two regime soldiers.

While on February 10, a regime intelligence official was killed after his vehicle had been targeted by an IED explosion near al-Jala hall in al-Mazzeh neighborhood.

The third explosion was caused by detonating an IED on February 18, in a vehicle of unidentified person in Bab Moussalla neighborhood, which killed him.

A fourth IED explosion targeted a military vehicle in Al-Marjeh area in Damascus city center, on February 20.

The last two explosions took place yesterday, the 25th of February 2020, in separate incidents. One explosion was in Al-Barakemah area, which killed one person and injured others. While the other explosion left several persons injured in the tunnel of al-Omawiyyin Square.

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