Three suicide attacks near Damascus police HQ: Ministry
Damascus, Syria - Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near the main police headquarters building in Syria’s capital Damascus on Wednesday, killing at least one person, the Interior Ministry said.
Two of the suicide bombers detonated their explosives in front of the police headquarters on Khaled bin al Walid street in central Damascus, the Interior Ministry said in a media statement.
‘The terrorist suicide attackers tried to storm the police command headquarters...The guards opened fire on them, forcing them to blow themselves up before they entered the building and achieved their goals’, it added.
Police surrounded a third attacker who also blew himself up, the statement said.
The interior ministry said one person had been killed and six injured in the attack.
It was the second time this month that suicide attackers targeted the police in Syria's capital.
At least 17 people were killed in an October 2 attack on a police station in Midan district.