A civilian and an element of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed, and another element of the SDF and a number of children were injured in an explosion that targeted a military vehicle of the Syrian democratic forces in Ash-Shafah town in the eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, Deir Ezzor 24 network correspondent said.
In the details, our correspondent said that while a military vehicle of the SDF was passing through Ash-Shafah town, it reduced its speed at a bump, and directly after the bump, there was an explosion in the vehicle, because of which the civilian “Enad al-Janaa al-Harattah” from the town, and “Mohammed Khleif al-Freih,” an SDF element, were killed, and “Mahmoud Baddour Ogla” was injured, in addition to a number of children who were also injured as they were near the place of the explosion.
The injured were taken to hospitals and medical centres for treatment.
The source of the explosion has not been identified till now. Local sources said that the explosion was caused by an explosive device planted on the road, while others said that the vehicle was targeted by a suicide bomber of Daesh.
It is worth mentioning that such operations occur occasionally in the region, despite the intensified security operations carried out by the international coalition and the SDF.