Dozens killed in suicide blasts at Justice Palace & restaurant in Damascus

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A second bomb has struck Damascus just hours after a reported suicide attack at the Justice Palace in al-Hamidiyeh, Damascus, which killed at least 31 people.

State-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reports that a second suicide bomber set off an explosive device inside a restaurant in the al-Rabweh area, killing several people.

Sana reports the attacker was being chased by security agents when he ran into the restaurant and detonated a suicide vest.

Hours before, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device inside the main building of the Justice Palace, according to reports.

The attacker at the Justice Palace is said to have detonated his explosive device after police attempted to prevent him from entering the building, Ahmed al-Sayyid, a senior state legal official told al-Ikhbariya TV, according to Reuters.

A Damascus Police source told SANA after the first attack that at least 25 people were killed. Local…

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