Suicide bombing in Damascus reminds Syria that six-year civil war continues — At least seven people killed in three bombings

Peace and Freedom

AFP

© AFP/File | Dozens of people have been killed in Damascus during Syria’s six-year civil war particularly on the outskirts of the capital

DAMASCUS (AFP) – Several people were killed and others wounded on Sunday when a suicide bombing struck an eastern district of Damascus, Syrian state television reported.

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.

Syrian state news agency SANA quoted a senior police official saying that “terrorists simultaneously blew up three cars”, two of them on the road to Damascus airport southeast of the capital and a third in the eastern Sahat Al-Tahrir district.

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“The terrorist bombings killed and wounded several civilians and caused physical damage to the area,”…

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