Three suicide bombers target the police HQ in Damascus

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October 11th, 2017 – Fort Russ News –

– Al Mayadeen – – translated by Samer Hussein –


At least two security officers were killed and several other people, civilians including, were wounded, after a triple terror attack devastated the Syrian capital city of Damascus on Wednesday afternoon.

The three suicide bombers blew themselves up in Khalid ibn Al Walid Street when they were trying to storm the police headquarters there.

The Syrian Interior Ministry said terrorists tried to storm the police headquarters and clashed with the guards, forcing them to blow themselves up. A third suicide bomber was surrounded in an alley, opposite to the building of the police headquarters. He then blew himself up, the Ministry said in a statement.

Security forces closed all access points to the scene of the terror attack.

The police chief of Damascus, Major General Mohammed Kheir Ismail, said the security guards surrounded two terrorists who then blew themselves up.

Later, a group of security officers surrounded the third suicide bomber who managed to enter one of the alleys opposite to the police station.

This isn’t the first time the police headquarters in Damascus are being targeted by terrorists.

On October 3rd, three suicide bombers blew themselves up at the police headquarters in Al Midan district in central Damascus, claiming the lives of 17 policemen and civilians. 

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