Sunday, January 31, 2016

IS Triple Suicide Bombing Kills 50 in Damascus; Some 100 Wounded by Car Bomb,2 Suicide Belts

At least 50 people have been killed and more than 100 wounded in a triple suicide bombing today (January 31, 2016) near a holy Shiite Muslim shrine outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, according to the ABC News website.

Syrian news agency SANA said the first blast was caused by a car bomb that detonated at a bus station near the shrine.

It added that two suicide bombers then detonated their explosive belts when people gathered at the scene.

The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the triple bombing in a statement released on social media.

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