The text of the written statement reads:
A car bomb exploded on Sunday (August 18th) in the city of Qamishlo, near al-Arbouiya neighborhood, at 8:35 am.
Element of our forces rose to the rank of the martyrs and two were slightly injured after a taxi bomb targeted a training institute they were protecting.
It is noteworthy that our forces quickly began to impose a security cordon around the place of the bombing and gathering evidence and began the necessary investigations, which will be disclosed to the public once they are over.
General Media Center for Internal Security Forces in Northern and Eastern Syria."