Damascus Bombing: Death Toll Rise To 74

Damascus Bombing

Damascus Bombing

Damascus Bombing

The death toll from a double bomb attack targeting Shiites visiting a pilgrimage site in Damascus has climbed to 74, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Sunday.

Most of the dead in Saturday’s attack were Iraqi Shiites going to visit a cemetery near the Old City of Damascus.

There has been no claim of responsibility.

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The Hezbollah-run al-Manar TV station said it was carried out by two suicide bombers.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been supported in the country’s war by Shiite militias from countries including Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon.