At least 30 dead in bombings south of Damascus

2016-02-21 20:12
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Damascus - At least 30 people were killed on Sunday in a series of attacks, including a car bombing, near a Shi'ite shrine south of the Syrian capital, state television and a monitor said.

The Syrian state broadcaster said a car bombing and two suicide attacks ripped through the area of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine, killing 30 people and wounding dozens of others.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group gave a slightly higher death toll of 31 killed and said there were four attacks.

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