30 killed in Syria twin bombings

Damascus, Jan 31 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed when twin bombings rocked a Shia district south of Syria’s capital Damascus on Sunday.

The bombings took place at the Sayyidah Zaynab district, where a key Shia shrine is located, Xinhua news agency reported.

According to authorities, the toll is likely to increase.

The shrine is protected by members of the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group.

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