Grouping «Islamic state» has claimed responsibility for the attack in the district of Masaken Barzakh, situated in the North of Damascus. According to updated data, eight people were killed, at least 20 were injured.
A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the club, the police, and not near a market, as previously reported. Among the victims – many police officers. The terrorist was also wearing police uniforms.
Reportedly, the jihadist tried to RAM the door of the club, but his car was stopped. Then he detonated the explosive device. The authorities have reported three dead and 14 wounded. In the message of the IG claimed that 20 police were killed, another 40 were injured.
Note that the area Masaken Barz has repeatedly been the scene of terrorist attacks and were subjected to mortar shelling. So, may 25th, 2015 on it, two mortars were fired that killed the child. However, the use of car bombs here have never been applied.