Damascus, August 4 (EFE) .- An explosion on a military bus caused by a “short circuit” in a residential area in the Syrian capital Damascus killed at least one person and injured three others, the official Sanaa news agency reported.
“According to the first investigation, the (bus) explosion was caused by a short circuit, which caused the fuel tank in the bus to explode, killing the driver and injuring 3 people,” Sanaa said. .
The vehicle was a “night military bus” carrying troops from one area to another, and the incident occurred this morning at the entrance to the Masakan al-Haras neighborhood in Damascus.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the burnt-out bus belonged to Syrian military units and were loyal fighters to them.
The Observatory, an NGO headquartered in the United Kingdom but has a wide range of collaborators on the ground, said the cause of the explosion was not “yet known”. Mine, or for some other reason. “
On July 6, at least two Syrian soldiers were killed and more than eight others were injured when a jihadist group detonated an explosive device held by Islamic State cells in the eastern province of Homs, the laboratory said. EFE
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