Tabqa- The residents of Tabqa city and its countryside launched a self-cooperative initiative, in coordination with the civil administration of the city, to face the fire phenomenon and deal with it, which broke out in the agricultural lands and burned dozens of hectares of agricultural land and try to minimize the losses.
Several civil firefighting centers have been opened throughout Tabqa and its countryside, including two in Mahmudli, Saikour, Ain Issa and Al-Jarniyah, consisting of water tankers and bulldozers to reduce the spread of fire.
The civil administration of Tabqa city called on the citizens of the region to be careful and take the needed precautions, stressing the need to join forces with all concerned institutions and the people to face problem which this threats food security and the economy of community.
It is worth mentioning that the terrorist organization ISIS declared that its sleeping cells are responsible for the fires that targeted agricultural crops in all areas and which spread until it arrived to Iraq. Its sleeping cells have ravaged the property of civilians and their livelihoods and lives.