Footage from terror attack in Damascus; At least 44 murdered

More than 40 people were murdered in a terror attack today in Damascus. Dozens of others were injured when two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a bus in which Shi’ite Muslims were praying on their way to Old Damascus.
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Damascus was shaken to its core today following one of the worst terror attacks the Syrian capital city has ever seen. At least 44 people were murdered in a terror attack today (Saturday), when two suicide bombers blew themselves up near a mosque in the city. Dozens more were injured in the terror attack, which branch removed from al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for.

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up next to a bus filled with Shi’ite Muslim worshippers, who were on their way to a mosque past a cemetery in Old Damascus. The cemetery contains a number of plots that are considered holy among Shi’ites, drawing Shi’ite visitors from around the world.

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The scene of the terror attack following the explosion Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

“There are many injured in the area, several of whom are in critical condition,” said a representative from a human rights organization who arrived at the scene of the terror attack. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that a Shi’ite religious site has been targeted in a terror attack carried out by radical Sunnis.



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