Suicide car bombing kills 9 in Damascus

July 2, 2017 Off By Web Desk

Damascus (IINA) � At least nine people were killed and 15 others wounded on Sunday when a suicide bombing struck an eastern district of Damascus, a monitor said.

Nine were killed, among them civilians and soldiers, in the suicide bombing that hit Tahrir Square in Damascus, Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP.

It said security forces intercepted three suicide car bombers on Sunday morning, blowing up two at the entrance to the city. The third was able to enter Damascus and detonated a bomb after being surrounded, causing several deaths and leaving a number of people wounded.

Source: International Islamic News Agency