Syria displays huge cache of ‘rebel explosives’ in south

Syria’s army on Wednesday displayed a huge cache of what it said were powerful explosives left behind by rebels in Daraa province, the birthplace of the uprising that sparked the country’s civil war.

During a government-organised trip for journalists to the area, an AFP correspondent saw thousands of sealed containers wrapped in dirt-covered sheaths.

A source who asked not to be named said they contained C-4, a highly explosive chemical.

He estimated that around eight tonnes of explosives had been recovered.

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Source: France24