BEIRUT, January 31. /TASS/. At least 30 people were killed in twin terrorist attacks carried out by the Islamic State (IS) gunmen in the southern suburb of Syria’s capital Damascus on Sunday, the country’s Interior Ministry has said.
The ministry said "30 people died and 40 were injured."
Two explosions went off on Sunday morning in the predominantly Shiite Damasus suburb of Sayyida Zeinab. Syria’s police say according to preliminary data the blasts were carried out by suicide bombers near a shrine with a tomb of Zeinab, the granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad.