Syria: Dozens murdered in 3 terror attacks

Last night, a large explosion claimed the lives of at least 30 people who were attending a Kurdish wedding in Northern Syria. This terror attack occurred after two suicide bombers blew themselves up at the same location 15 minutes apart from each other.
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At least 30 people were murdered and more than 90 were injured last night (Monday) in a terror attack that occurred during a Kurdish wedding in the city of Hasaka.

Local news agencies reported that many of the wounded are in critical condition. A local news agency affiliated with ISIS reported that the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber who fired with a machine gun at the wedding guests before he detonated the explosive device he was wearing.

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The Kurdish YPG, also known as the People’s Protection Units, stated that it is currently unclear whether the explosion was the result of a bomb planted near the wedding, a suicide bomber or a car bomb. According to CNN, ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attack in a tweet.

This was the third terror attack in Syria in the past 24 hours. The first terror attack occurred when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt in the al-Hader district.

15 minutes later, a second suicide bomber blew himself up at the same spot where rescue teams had gathered in order to assist those injured in the first terror attack.


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