UN envoy strongly condemns bombings in Damascus, Homs

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (MNA) – The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has strongly condemned bombings in two Syrian cities on Sunday that resulted in more than 100 people killed or injured, including children.

83 people were killed on Sunday while 178 were injured in three terrorist bombings in al-Sayyida Zeinab, in Damascus countryside.

Meanwhile 39 people were killed and tens injured in three terrorist twin car bomb attacks in Homs which ISIL claimed responsibility.

In a statement attributable to his spokesperson, the UN envoy, de Mistura, condemned “yet another set of car bomb and suicide explosions in Damascus and Homs cities which killed and injured today over 100 people, including children.”

De Mistura said in the statement that ISIL claimed responsibility for the “terrorist acts.”




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