Free Police arrests Jarabulus explosion offender, protesters demand his execution

Editing Abd Allah Al Darwesh | Translation Muhammad Ghaith | Translation Editing Farah Nassif 🕔 Publication Date: October 4, 2018, 5:27:13 PM wire MILITARY Explosion


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On Thursday, the Free Police arrested the perpetrator of the explosion that hit the city of Jarablus, Northeastern Aleppo, Northern Syria, injuring civilians. Residents demanded the mastermind’ execution.

A local source reported that a person placed a bomb disguised as a sack near a gas station in Jarabulus. The explosion injured three civilians with minor injuries. The source said that the Free Police and Commandos Troops arrested the person responsible for the bombing.

The source added that residents gathered in front of the police headquarters, burned rubber tires, blocked the road, and demanded to execute the offender. The police promised the residents to bring the offender to trial within a week. The Civil Defense extinguished the burnt tires and opened the road.  

Neither the Free Police nor the security services issued an official statement to explain the arrest of and consequences for the offender.

The Free Syria Police established in 2012 and currently has 3,500 members working in the western and southern countryside of Aleppo and Idlib province and began working in Murak city, Hama in March 2015.
On September 16, 2018, a motorcycle bomb explosion injured eight civilians near a bus station in Jarablus. The injured were transported to a nearby hospital.

In recent months explosions have become common in areas controlled by Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions operating within the Euphrates Shield Operation in Northern and Eastern Aleppo. The explosions have killed and injured dozens of civilians and FSA commanders and fighters.  

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