TERRORIST STRIKE IN DEIR EZZOR: AT LEAST 9 DEAD, SCORES WOUNDED


A suicide terrorist blew himself up inside a booby-trapped car at Ghazi Ayash Masaken (housing) neighborhood in the eastern city of Deir Ezzor, claiming the lives of nine martyrs, scores of injuries as well as big damages to the surrounding buildings.

A source in Deir Ezzor told SANA reporter that the suicide terrorist, driving a Hyundai booby-trapped car, stormed the site of Military Constructions Institution in Ghazai Ayash Masaken, claiming the lives of 9 persons, between civilians and guards and causing the injury of scores of victims, some of them in critical condition, including a 4 year old girl and a 26 year old girl, in addition to human remains.

The source added that the terrorist blast caused rift to the 100- meter surrounding buildings and made a crater with 5-meter diameter and 2,5 depth, while the quantity of explosives was estimated at 1000 KG.

A team of the international observers inspected the site of the terrorist explosion.
inspected the site of the terrorist explosion.

H.Zein/F.Allafi/Mazen
SANA

Syrian Human Rights Network Condemns Deir Ezzor Terrorist Bombing

The Syrian Human Rights Network condemned the terrorist attack that targeted Ghazi Ayash neighborhood in Deir Ezzor on Saturday, affirming that it comes in the context of the terrorist scheme against Syria.

In a statement on Saturday, the Network said that the terrorist attack bears the hallmarks of al-Qaeda which proves the link between the opposition policies and the goals of this terrorist organization in the region.

The Network said that Syria has offered necessary facilitations for making the mission of the UN envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, a success, calling for holding national dialogue that comprises all political and social powers.

Syrian Observatory for Victims of Violence and Terrorism Condemns Deir Ezzor Terrorist Bombing

The Syrian Observatory for Victims of Violence and Terrorism condemned the terrorist blast which ripped through Ghazi Ayash Masaken in Deir Ezzor on Saturday.

The Observatory held in a statement on Saturday Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar fully responsible for each drop of Syrian blood.

The statement considered targeting civilians as detached from human values and divine religions, calling upon international observers to document the violations of Istanbul Council gangs.

The statement condemned the silence of the Human Rights Council in Geneva and the UN Security Council disregard for these bombings, considering it an involvement in the bloodshed in Syria.

M. Ismael
SANA