TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (Press Shia) – A terrorist attack has occurred in the Syrian city of Jabla in the Latakia Province, killing at least nine and wounding 25 people.

Local police said the blast took place near a stadium. The city’s residents told Sputnik that several cars and small shops caught fire. According to preliminary data, a car bomb was the cause of the explosion.

Jabla is located not far from the Hmeymin airbase used by the Russian Aerospace Forces. 

SPUTNIK/Press Shia