23 august 2019

IS makes comeback in Syria through sleeper cells

al-monitor.com

QAMISHLI, Syria — On Aug. 20, unidentified gunmen blew up  Al-Salam hospital  in Sheikh Hamad village, south of the town of Marqada, which is controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the countryside of Hasakah in northeastern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a British-based monitoring group, said the unidentified men were part of an Islamic State (IS) cell who planted bombs in the hospital that was leveled to the ground. No casualties were reported.  A car bomb [...]