Ras al-Ain | 11 people, including children, women and fighters killed in explosion at house of Turkish-backed fighter • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Ras al-Ain | 11 people, including children, women and fighters killed in explosion at house of Turkish-backed fighter

Al-Hasakah Governorate – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored a spike in the death toll of last night’s explosion in the city of Ras al-Ain, where the death toll rose to 11 people: five members of Sultan Murad, four children and two women, while six others sustained various injuries. All of whom are residents from Ras al-Ain and hail from Deir ez-Zor and Aleppo provinces.

Hours earlier, SOHR sources have obtained new details on the explosion which took place at midnight in Ras Al-Ain city (Sere Kaniye) which is under the control of Turkish forces and factions operating under the banner of “Peace Spring” operations room in Al-Hasakah countryside.

According to SOHR sources, the explosion occurred in the place where ammunition has been stored in a house in the city, when a grenade exploded by mistake as three Turkish-backed fighters were checking the ammunition, which resulted in the explosion of the ammunition as well. The explosions resulted in the death of the three fighters, one of whom was living in the house, two sons of the fighter who lived in the house and two other children in a neighbouring house. Moreover, several other people sustained various injuries, including that fighter’s wife who was seriously injured, amid reported of more fatalities under the rubble.

SOHR activists have just reported hearing an explosion in Ras Al-Ain city (Sere Kaniye) which is under the control of Turkish forces and their proxy factions in Al-Hasakah countryside. According to SOHR sources, the explosion took place in a house in Al-Sejn street near the civil police headquarters, which killed a man and his two sons and injured the wife seriously. However, the nature of the explosion remained unknown.

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