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19 civilians killed, 43 injured in two terrorist attacks hit al-Zahra’a district, Homs-Video

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Homs, SANA- Two terrorist attacks hit Monday al-Zahra’a neighborhood in Homs claiming the lives of 19 civilians and injuring 43 with severe injuries,  Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi told SANA. .

Earlier today, the Governor said that “Six civilians were killed and 37 injured in the two terrorist attacks”.

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The governor added that terrorists detonated a Toyota car bomb with 200 kgs of explosives on the road linking Katheeb graveyard to the main square of al-Zahraa neighborhood in Homs city.

The explosion was followed by another attack, when a terrorist suicide detonated an explosive belt among people who gathered around the first explosion, al-Barazi elaborated.

SANA correspondent said the two terrorist attacks caused material damages in civilians properties in the area of the explosions.

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Meanwhile, The cabinet condemned the two terrorist attacks, with Prime Minister Wael Halaqi saying, in a statement , the cowardly terrorist attacks are due to the national reconciliation and the Syrian army achievements in combating terrorism.

The Premier offered condolences to the families of the killed civilians and expressed speed recovery for the injured ones.

On December 12th, 16 civilians were killed and 54 were injured in terrorist attacks in the same neighborhood of Homs.

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