On June 15, two people were killed and four others were wounded in yet another blast in the Turkish-occupied Syrian area of Afrin in northern Aleppo.
The blast was reportedly caused by a booby-trapped vehicle that blew up near Kafr Janneh junction to the northeast of Afrin’s city center.
According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, one of the two casualties was the driver of the booby-trapped vehicle. He is yet to be identified.
No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing, so far. The bombing was the most recent in a series of attacks against Turkish forces and civilians in Afrin. Last week, a rocket attack killed 22 people and wounded more than 20 others in Afrin city.
Kurdish forces, namely the People’s Protection Units and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, are usually blamed for these attacks.
The Turkish military and its proxies occupied Afrin in 2018. Since then, Kurdish forces have been waging an insurgency against them. The situation in the Kurdish-majority area remains unstable, just like other Turkish-occupied areas in northern and northeastern Syria.
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