by Loaa Adel
Jul 24, 2017, 6:32 pm
Car bomb blast in Raqqa leaves casualties among SDF ranks
Raqqa (Syria News) Ten members of the Syrian Democratic Forces had been killed, on Monday, in a car bomb blast, south of Raqqa, a source told Qasioun News.
The source said in a statement that ten members of the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in a booby-trapped vehicle explosion in Hishan Ibn Abdelalek neighborhood, south of the city of Raqqa.
Furthermore, the Islamic State-held “Amaq” agency claimed via its official Twitter account the responsibility for the car bomb blast, reporting that a suicide bomber who was driving a booby-trapped vehicle blew up himself near a gathering of Syrian Democratic Forces members in the area.
Yesterday, Islamic State group launched a violent attack on the headquarters of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Abu al-Hays Street, east of Raqqa, killing six members of the SDF and an unidentified number of IS members.