Doctor: Motorcycle bomb in southern Syria city kills 3
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A local doctor says an explosion in southern Syria has killed at least three people and wounded at least one.
Syrian state TV said the Wednesday night explosion was due to a booby-trapped motorcycleand occurred in the province of Sweida.
Hassan Omar, a doctor at a local hospital in Sweida, reported at least three dead and one wounded in the explosion.
It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack in the government-controlled area. The province is populated mainly by Syria’s minority Druze community.
Last year, the Islamic State group launched a coordinated attack across the province, shattering the calm of a region that had been largely spared from the worst of the violence of Syria’s seven-year civil war and killed more than 200 people.