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Court House attacked by a Suicide Bomber, leaves 25 litigants Dead in Damascus


Bombing of Court House Pic by CapitalBay.com
Bombing of Court House                                                                 Pic by CapitalBay.com

Justice building housed Islamic Religious Tribunal on Personal matters and a Criminal Court.

On Wednesday a suicide bomber attacked a courthouse in the centre of the Syrian capital, killing at-least 25 people & injuring others, the state media reported citing a Damascus police source.

Security forces had cordoned off that area & the roads leading to it were blocked as firefighters and ambulances rushed to the courthouse.

The courthouse contains both an religious tribunal charged with personal matters, as well as a criminal court.

A lawyer in the building during the attack said that they were terrified as sound of the explosion was enormously loud and they took refuge in the library which was on a higher floor, it was a bloody scene.

The terrorist targeted civilians during a crowded period. The suicide bomber tried to enter & when the police tried to prevent him, he quickly rushed inside & blew himself up.

The bombing comes on the 6th anniversary of Syrian conflict, which began with anti-govt. demonstrations in March 2011.

Last Saturday, a twin bombing in the capital, Damascus killed 74 people.

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