Lattakia, SANA – The authorities dismantled on Thursday a pickup packed with 1000 kg of explosives after stopping it near the entrance of Lattakia city.
A source at Lattakia Governorate told SANA that the car was seized in al-Snoubar area as terrorists were trying to drive it into Lattakia city.
The source said the engineering units successfully defused the car bomb and dismantled the explosives.
On September 3, 10 civilians were killed and 25 were injured in a terrorist car bomb explosion that took place in al-Hamam Square on the outskirts of Lattakia city.
Two days before, the authorities managed to dismantle two car bombs that terrorists were trying to sneak into Lattakia city and arrested members of the terrorist group responsible for rigging the two cars with explosives.
M. al-Frieh/H. Said