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Suicide attack kills, injures civilians in SW Syria

Tehran, A number of citizens were martyred and others were injured on Wednesday in a terrorist suicide bombing in Sweida city, according to Syrian media 'SANA'.

A terrorist suicide bomber blew himself up in the area of al-Souq in Sweida city, and as a result a number of citizens were martyred and others were injured, SANA reported.

The reporter added that the authorities hunted down two terrorist suicide bombers who had been wearing explosive belts and killed them before they were able to blow themselves up in the residential areas in the city.

Later, the authorities, in cooperation with the locals, killed a terrorist from Daesh (ISIS) in the area of al-Maslakh, in al-Jalaa neighborhood in the city.

On the other hand, Daesh terrorists launched terrorist attacks on the villages of al-Matouneh, Douma, Tima, al-Shabaki, and Rami in the northeastern countryside of the province, with army units confronting the terrorist attacks and killing a large number of terrorists.

Sweida Governor Amer al-Ashshi said life in Sweida city is returning to normal, adding that all the state's institutions are providing services to the citizens and the hospitals raised the state of readiness to offer servicers to the wounded.

Director of Sweida Health Department Hassan Amro told SANA in a statement that the medical staff in Sweida National Hospital raised the state of readiness to receive the wounded citizens due to the terrorist attacks, asserting that all necessary medical, emergency and surgical supplies are available.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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