48 die in bomb­ings

The Daily Herald - - NATION & WORLD -

BEIRUT — Near-si­mul­ta­ne­ous bomb­ings claimed by the Is­lamic State group struck in and around strongholds of the Syr­ian gov­ern­ment and Kur­dish troops Mon­day, killing at least 48 peo­ple in a wave of at­tacks that came a day af­ter the mil­i­tants lost a vi­tal link to the out­side world along the Syr­ian-Turk­ish bor­der. The ISrun Aa­maq news agency said the at­tacks in­cluded six sui­cide bomb­ings and one re­motely det­o­nated blast. Most tar­geted se­cu­rity forces.

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