At least 5 civilians have been wounded late Thursday when two bombs concurrently exploded in northern Syria’s al-Bab province, in an assault suspected by native safety forces to have been carried out by YPG/PKK terrorists.
This was the third assault in the province killing civilians this month. At least 11 civilians have been wounded in a bomb assault carried out by the YPG/PKK terror group in al-Bab on May 10 whereas in a earlier assault on May 5, one civilian was killed in a bomb explosion in the identical province.
Al-Bab, which was beforehand dominated by Daesh terrorists who destroyed the infrastructure and displaced hundreds of civilians, turned a totally functioning metropolis with a neighborhood council, faculties, hospitals and a college, due to Turkey’s efforts. The metropolis was liberated three years in the past in Operation Euphrates Shield, which was carried out by the Turkish navy and the Syrian National Army (SNA). Following its liberation, most of al-Bab’s residents returned to the city, with its inhabitants virtually doubling from 130,000 in February 2017 to 250,000 in February 2020.
Al-Bab was cleared of terrorist YPG/PKK parts in 2016 as a part of Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield, which was launched to eradicate terrorists alongside the Syrian border and ended in March 2017. However, the terrorist group nonetheless continues to conduct assaults on harmless civilians each in Syria and in Turkey.