Wildfires Spark Blast in Army Ammo Depot in Damascus

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An explosion in a Syrian ammunition depot in a military zone west of the capital was caused by wildfires, a report said.

Wildfires Spark Blast in Army Ammo Depot in Damascus

Syria’s state TV, citing a military source, said the depot was in the Dummar residential area.

The explosion was reported around 6pm local time on Saturday. Shortly afterwards, residents reported hearing a second blast in the same area.

The state TV added that the area hit was a military zone, and that the blast was caused by wildfires burning in dry grass nearby.

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