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Militant rocket attack kills seven civilians in Syria's Hama

Iran Press TV

Mon Jul 22, 2019 03:28PM

At least seven civilians, including two children, have lost their lives in a rocket attack by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants against a residential district in Syria's west-central province of Hama.

Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Syria's official news agency SANA that terrorists positioned in the de-escalation zone of the neighboring province of Idlib fired several rockets at Na'ur Jurin village on Monday afternoon.

One of the projectiles struck a vehicle, leaving seven people dead. A number of civilians sustained injuries as well.

The rockets also caused substantial damage to public property and several houses in the targeted area.

Separately, four people suffered wounds of different severity after several rockets launched by Takfiri terrorists struck areas in al-Suqaylabiyah city.

An unnamed medical source at al-Suqaylabiyah Hospital said the quartet were admitted with shrapnel injuries, and that they had received the necessary treatment.

Meanwhile, one civilian was killed when an improvised explosive device planted in a car went off in al-Qadam neighborhood in the southern part of the capital, Damascus.

SANA said the IED explosion claimed the life of the driver, causing damage to nearby houses and shops.

The developments came only a day after at least two people, including a young girl, were killed in a rocket attack by Takfiri militants that targeted a civilian vehicle in Damascus. Three women were also wounded in the incident.

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