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5 killed, 6 injured in landmine blast in Hama countryside

Tehran, Five civilians were martyred and six others injured when a landmine left behind by terrorists exploded in Salamiya area in the eastern countryside of Hama province.

A medical source at Salamiya Hospital told SANA's correspondent that five civilians were martyred and six others sustained injuries of varying severity when the vehicle that was transporting them went over a landmine left behind by terrorists, causing it to explode.

The source said that all the victims were workers who were traveling from al-Mabouja village to the east of Hama city, and that the injured are currently receiving treatment at the hospital.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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