Suicide attack hits Syrian capital’s police headquarters
At least one person has been killed and six others wounded after attackers blew themselves up near the police command centre in the Syrian capital, Damascus, according to state media.
Suicide bombers tried to storm the main police headquarters building and clashed with guards before detonating their explosive devices outside on Wednesday, Syrian state television reported.
A DPA report quoting Syria’s official news agency said two bombers detonated their suicide belts outside the police station on Khaled bin al-Walid Street, while a third bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a market on the same street.
Wednesday’s attack was the second such incident this month after armed men targeted a police station in Damascus’ al-Midan district on October 2.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) has said September was the deadliest month of the conflict this year, with at least 3,000 people, including 955 civilians, killed.
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