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Syria: Footage shows bloody streets after deadly Damascus blasts01:05

Syria: Footage shows bloody streets after deadly Damascus blasts

Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus
February 21, 2016 at 19:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

Citizens gathered to witness the damage and clear the rubble after a car bomb was set off in Damascus on Sunday. This attack was one of four blasts that hit near the al-Sadr hospital on the same day.

According to local reports, two of the blasts were caused by car bombs and the other two were suicide bombers.

The number of casualties is being verified with conflicting reports emerging. Police sources report that the death toll could exceed 80, while some local media outlets are saying that the number is, in fact, lower. Two suspects have reportedly been detained by security personnel.

The so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) have claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The attacks on the Syrian capital come after at least 46 people were killed and up to 100 injured after two car bombs were detonated in the central district of Zahra in Homs on Sunday.

Syria: Footage shows bloody streets after deadly Damascus blasts01:05
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Citizens gathered to witness the damage and clear the rubble after a car bomb was set off in Damascus on Sunday. This attack was one of four blasts that hit near the al-Sadr hospital on the same day.

According to local reports, two of the blasts were caused by car bombs and the other two were suicide bombers.

The number of casualties is being verified with conflicting reports emerging. Police sources report that the death toll could exceed 80, while some local media outlets are saying that the number is, in fact, lower. Two suspects have reportedly been detained by security personnel.

The so-called Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) have claimed responsibility for the attacks.

The attacks on the Syrian capital come after at least 46 people were killed and up to 100 injured after two car bombs were detonated in the central district of Zahra in Homs on Sunday.

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