ANHA July 27, 2016
Department of Health: 32 martyrs, 143 wounded in Qamishlo explosion
QAMISHLO – deputy of the co-presidency of Health Body in Jazeera Canton Suleiman Ahmad said that the number of martyrs and wounded of the barbaric explosion has not turned out yet, but till now 32 civilians were martyred and 143 were wounded and are receiving medical treatment.
Qamishlo opened its eyes today to witness a hideous massacre, while the number of the victims is not accurately known, and operations are being conducted in search of survivors in the rubble.
According to the deputy of the co-presidency of Health Body in Jazeera Canton Suleiman Ahmad said 32 civilians including children and women martyred, in addition to that, 143 civilians were wounded.
Ahmad pointed out that some of wounded are in a critical situation and fears are arising of the increase in the number of martyrs.
A violent explosion took place in the western neighborhood of Qamishlo, and reports of causalities.
The explosion took place on Amuda city road opposite of Asayîş barricade of the western neighborhood, according to some eyewitnesses, a bombed vehicle transporting sheep exploded by the barricade of Asayîş forces in the western neighborhood, it is reported that there are some martyrs and wounded in the violent explosion.
The explosion caused massive damage to nearby buildings, while many fuel tanks blew up before these buildings, due to the intensity of the explosion.
Investigations are being conducted in the vicinity of the bombing, causalities were moved to hospitals to receive medical treatment.