Double bomb attack kills 22 in Homs: state TV
BEIRUT – A double bomb attack in the Syrian government-controlled city of Homs on Tuesday killed 22 people and wounded more than 100, Syrian state TV reported.
The governor of Homs said the initial attack was a car bomb that had targeted a security checkpoint. A suicide bomber then set off an explosive belt, state media reported.
The hardline militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it had killed at least 30 people. -Reuters