Deir ez-Zor, Syria – At least 7 people were killed and ten others wounded on Monday as a car bomb explosion hit the village of al-Shamitiya in Deir ez-Zor countryside, east of Syria.
Wael al-Dakheel, civil rights activist based in Deir ez-Zor, stated to ARA News that a car driven by a suicider from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL), exploded on Monday midnight near a telephone exchange in the village, killing 4 civilians, 2 rebels from Ahrar al-Sham Movement and al-Nasra Front, and one of the judges of the legitimate Council in Shamitiya village.
“10 others were injured during the attack, including 5 civilians and five members of Ahrar al-Sahm (work under the banner of the Islamic Front),” al-Dakheel reported.
Meanwhile, violent clashes erupted on Tuesday between ISIL militants and fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) at the northern entrance of Deir ez-Zor city near the crossing of al-Siyasiya bridge in al-Hweqa district. No casualties reported.
Reporting by: Adam Saleh
Source: ARA News
For the latest news follow us on Twitter
Join our Weekly Newsletter