Sui­cide at­tack on wed­ding kills 32

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A sui­cide bomber killed at least 22 peo­ple in an at­tack tar­get­ing a party in the north­east­ern Syr­ian prov­ince of Hasakeh, the Syr­ian Ob­ser­va­tory for Hu­man Rights and medics said. A sui­cide bomber blew him­self up in­side a hall in Tall Tawil vil­lage dur­ing the wed­ding of a mem­ber of the Syr­ian Demo­cratic Forces, ob­ser­va­tory chief Rami Ab­del Rah­man said. The SDF is an Arab-Kur­dish coali­tion bat­tling ji­hadists of the Is­lamic State (IS) group in north­ern Syria. IS said that one of its fight­ers had fired on a “large gath­er­ing” of Kur­dish fight­ers be­fore blow­ing him­self up. The claim said 40 peo­ple had been killed.

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