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Triple car bombs kill 15 in Syria's northeastern town of Hassakeh

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 12:46 IST

The Kurdish-dominated Hassakeh province of Syria was devastated on 9 December as three car bombs exploded in the area. The incident claimed 15 lives and left dozens more injured.


  • The explosions took place near a medical center and in a crowded market at Tal Tamr town. Large amount of explosives were filled inside the vehicles, as per an Indian Express report.


  • No terror outfit has claimed responsibility of the attack till now.


  • However, the Kurdish fighting force or YPG, which is in control of the Tal Tamr town, has been fighting the Islamic State since a long time.


  • As per reports, a strategically important town in the central province of Homs was also seized by the Islamic State terrorists earlier on 9 December.



First published: 11 December 2015, 10:21 IST
 
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