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Syria: Sayyidah Zaynab double bomb attack kills 9, injures 1601:47

Syria: Sayyidah Zaynab double bomb attack kills 9, injures 16

Syrian Arab Republic, Sayyidah Zaynab
June 11, 2016 at 12:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least nine people were killed and 16 injured as a result of a double bomb attack in Sayyidah Zaynab, some 10 km (6 miles) south of Damascus, Saturday.

Local media report that the two blasts were caused by a suicide bomber and a car bomb. The car bomb attack was detonated on al-Teen street, not far from Syria's holiest Shia shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab, where the granddaughter of Muhammad is said to be buried.

According to local sources, the first blast killed at least two people and injured three, with the car bomb resulting in seven killed and 13 injured.

Syria: Sayyidah Zaynab double bomb attack kills 9, injures 1601:47
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At least nine people were killed and 16 injured as a result of a double bomb attack in Sayyidah Zaynab, some 10 km (6 miles) south of Damascus, Saturday.

Local media report that the two blasts were caused by a suicide bomber and a car bomb. The car bomb attack was detonated on al-Teen street, not far from Syria's holiest Shia shrine of Sayyidah Zaynab, where the granddaughter of Muhammad is said to be buried.

According to local sources, the first blast killed at least two people and injured three, with the car bomb resulting in seven killed and 13 injured.

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