Twin suicide bombs in northeast Syria kill or wound at least 30

December 31, 2015 00:21

BEIRUT - Twin suicide bomb blasts hit two restaurants in a Kurdish-controlled city in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, killing or wounding dozens of people, a Kurdish official and a group monitoring the war said.

The explosions took place in Qamishli, near the Turkish border, the Kurdish YPG militia's Redur Xelil told Reuters. He said it had most likely been carried out by Islamic State, which the YPG is fighting in Syria's northeast, and that dozens were believed to have been killed or wounded.The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 30 people had been killed or wounded.

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