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Policemen in al-Bab city, Aleppo, attack activists while they were covering explosion

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Editing: Mohamad Alaa |
TranslationEditor: Farah Nassif |
Translation: Glory Jabr
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Publication date: 2018/12/12 22:42

Aleppo - SMART

On Wednesday, members of the Internal Security Forces (police) attacked media activists while they were covering the explosion in the city of al-Bab, 38 kilometers east of Aleppo, Eastern Syria.

On their social media, local activists said that an officer and members directed insults to the activists and tried to break their cameras, demanding police leadership to investigate the attack.

One of the activists, who were attacked, said that the activists at the location of the explosion stand together to prevent the policemen’s attack. The policemen tried to confiscate his camera and caused damage to it.

Earlier on Wednesday, a motorcycle explosion killed and injured civilians in front of the Grand Mosque in the city of al-Bab.