19-09-2019 08:53 PM Jerusalem Timing

Damascus Car Bomb Kills 70 People at Least

Damascus Car Bomb Kills 70 People at Least

A car bomb killed at least 70 people and left more than hundred other wounded on Friday in the town of Rankus north of Damascus countryside.

Syria: car bombA car bomb killed at least 70 people and left more than a hundred other wounded on Friday in the town of Rankus north of Damascus countryside.

The UK-opposition Syrian Observatory said "tens" of people were injured in the blast, next to Khaled Bin Walid mosque, between Asal al-Ward and Rankus in Qalamoun.

Some news agencies reported that the bomb left dozens were killed and more than 100 others injured as the explosion coincided with the end of Friday prayers in the mosque.

Local activists called on residents to avoid gathering for fear of additional attacks in the town, which has regularly been the scene of fighting between rebels and regime forces.