Syria attack: 10 killed, 17 injured in suicide bombing in Damascus

13 January 2017, 09:44 AM
Syria attack: 10 killed, 17 injured in suicide bombing in Damascus (File Photo)
Syria attack: 10 killed, 17 injured in suicide bombing in Damascus (File Photo)

A series of explosions ripped through a military airport on the western outskirts of Damascus overnight on Friday, Syrian state TV reported.

According to reports at least 10 people killed and 17 was injured in suicide bombing in Damascus.

An English Daily correspondent heard several explosions and saw a large fire inside the Mazzeh military airport, with smoke visible across the capital. State news agency SANA also reported the blasts and said that ambulances were rushing to the scene.

SANA TV, which is close to the regime, said the airport had been bombed. Syrian sources have reported several Israeli air strikeson Syrian territory in the course of the civil war, including in the Mazzeh area. Contacted by AFP, the Israeli army had no comment on the report. 

First Published: Friday, January 13, 2017 09:32 AM
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