On this day in July 27, 2016 at 09:25 am, Daesh mercenaries targeted Garbi district in Qamişlo city, and committed a terrible massacre by a suicide truck bombing led by a suicide bomber, killing 62 people and injuring more than 176 others.
Some families of the victims of the suicide attack on the city of Qamişlo, on the third anniversary of the massacre, told our agency about the tragedy they suffered though clear in their speech; the details of the horrors of that day and the witness did not lose that memory, which turned into a black point leaving its impact on the minds of the people of Qamişlo.
The victims of the suicide attack on the city of Qamişlo confirmed during their conversation with Hawar that July 27, 2016 turned into a black day.
Mardia Ahmed, the wife of Mohammed Saeed Mohammed, who lost his life in the bombing of the city, in her fifties and mother of seven children, now lives with her children in the village of Hemo, west of Qamişlo. "I was at home in our village, I immediately tried to communicate with my husband via a mobile phone, but at first I was unable to reach him until he was transferred to the hospital. He passed away 12 days after the blast, and I cannot forget it for three years now, the memory of the victims of this terrorist operation is constantly on my mind."
Abdul Rahman Mahmud, from Gharbi district, at forties whose home was scene to the bombing, and who lost one of his sons, Zanar Mahmoud, bitterly tells of his son's loss, "I lost one of my sons. I did not know what was going on in the place because of the horrible scenes I saw. We remember him every hour and every day, and that memory renews in our minds on a daily basis, were we able to know the perpetrators, I will give them to my wife to avenge her lost son, and now she suffers from heart disease after that incident.
"The bombing that targeted our safe city is nothing more than a terrorist act, and what we lost in this bombing left a black spot in our memory," said Hakamiya Saleh, a sister of one of the victims of the bombing of the city, Alaa Eddin Saleh. "And we have lost our homes that were completely destroyed, I cannot brush ignore those details that I have on a daily basis no matter how I live, and I ask the security authorities after all these years to reveal those circumstances and those involved in this terrorist operation."
"The horror that the city suffered as a result of that operation had a great impact on all the people of the city and not only the families of the victims, the painter Samer Kalo of the city's western neighborhood, painted the name of the city in the place of the bombing, and says of his goal of drawing the name "The goal and purpose is to keep the memory of our martyrs and the victims of the terrorist bombing, as well as details and pictures of that incident."
Qamişlo Council periodically commemorates every year on this day of July 27 with the participation of the people of the city in memory of the victims of that suicide attack.