26 killed in twin terrorist blasts in Sweida

Sweida, SANA- The death toll of the twin terrorist blasts that took place in the southern city of Sweida on Friday has risen to 26, according to sources at Sweida Police Command.

Earlier, police sources in the city told SANA that terrorists blew up a car bomb on Dahr al-Jabal road on the eastern outskirts of Sweida city, killing four and wounding others.

Almost simultaneously, another car bomb went off outside the National Hospital in the city, killing four and wounding 14, some critically.

The sources reported material losses in the area where the explosions struck.

The Cabinet denounced the bombings in a statement that SANA received a copy of, expressing deep condolences to the families of the victims and wishing the wounded a speedy recovery.

The statement said that terrorist attacks will only make the Syrians even more determined to defeat terrorism.

Manal / Hazem Sabbagh

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