Blast kills at least 18 in Syrian rebel stronghold

  • Sunday 12, August 2018 in 5:39 PM
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Rescue teams on Sunday recovered the bodies of at least 18 people killed in an explosion in a major rebel stronghold in Syria near the border with Turkey, a war monitor reported.
The explosion took place inside an ammunition depot in the town of Sarmada in the north-western province of Idlib, causing a residential building to collapse, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights added.
Rescuers were searching for survivors under the rubble of the building, according to the watchdog.