At Least 40 Killed in Twin Bombing in Damascus’s Old CityWorld | March 11, 2017, Saturday // 17:33| views
Two bombs killed at least 40 people, mostly Iraqis and wounded 120 more who were going to pray at a nearby shrine, the Iraqi foreign ministry said, cited by Reuters.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Saturday’s attack, which the Hezbollah-run al-Manar TV station said had been carried out by two suicide bombers.
Syria State TV aired footage from the scene showing blood-soaked streets and several damaged buses in a car park, apparently where the explosions went off near Bab al-Saghir cemetery.
The cemetery is one of the capital’s most ancient and is where several prominent religious figures are buried.
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