• Russian military seize 1.5 tons of explosives from militants’ depots in Syria
    Russian military seize 1.5 tons of explosives from militants’ depots in Syria

A sum of 250 land mines, 25 kilograms of trinitrotoluol and 1.5 tons of other explosives were seized from militants’ depots in Douma region by the Russian military forces during the past day, Chief of the Russian reconciliation Center for Syria Yuri Yevtushenko said.

"Yesterday, with the assistance of Russian reconciliation center and military police officers, munitions and explosives were seized from depots and hideouts organized by the Jaysh al-Islam terrorists. In all, 250 land mines, 25 kilograms of trinitrotoluol, 1.5 tons of other explosives and 1,520 fuses were seized and handed over to the Syrian army command," Yevtushenko said, TASS reported.

The Russia center once again reiterated its readiness to help ensure safe operation of OPCW experts in Eastern Ghouta and to provide special transport vehicles and bodyguards to them.

Apart from that, according to Yevtushenko, people are returning to Eastern Ghouta from refugee camps. Drinking water was delivered to the settlement of Salhiyah in the province of Deir Ezzur, and clothes - to the settlement of Marrat. Sixty-two Syrian received medical assistance from Russian military doctors during the day.

"During the day, as many as 190 people returned to their homes in the province of Homs, 520 - in the province of Deir Ezzur, and 580 - to Eastern Ghouta," he said.


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Apr 17, 2018 11:52 UTC
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