Explosion Hits Northeastern Syria, Killing Two Children

DAMASCUS, June 6 (NNN-SANA) – Two children were killed and three civilians wounded on Friday, when a car bomb went off in Syria’s northeastern city of Ras al-Ayn.

The explosion was caused by a booby-trapped taxi, which was detonated near the national hospital in the city, in the evening, said the report.

Ras al-Ayn, located in the northwestern countryside of Hasakah Province, is under the control of the Turkey-backed rebels.

The infighting between rebel groups renewed in the area on Friday, according to the report.

Turkey and its allied Syrian rebels, captured slivers of territory in northeastern Syria, following a military campaign launched in Oct, 2019, as Turkey was aiming to quell the influence of the Kurdish-led forces in the region.– NNN-SANA