8 injured in terrorist blast in Sweida countryside

News ID: 4032417 -
SWEIDA, Jul. 16 (MNA) – In a new breach of the memorandum on de-escalation zones, eight people were injured when explosive devices planted by terrorists went off in the northwestern countryside of Sweida province.

A source at Sweida Police Command told SANA that three explosive devices were remotely detonated by terrorists on Sunday morning on the road of Majadel/Um al-Zaitoun in al-Lajat area while a microbus was passing by, injuring 8 of the passengers and causing material damage to the bus.

The source added that the injured were transported to the National Hospital to receive the required treatment, indicating that they sustained wounds of varying severity.

The engineering units dismantled two other explosive devices at the site weighing about 20 kg, according to the source.

SANA/MNA

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