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Death toll from Islamic State coordinated attacks in Syria rises to 215: reports

The aftermath of a suicide bombing attack in Sweida, a city in southern Syria, is seen here in a photo released by the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency.


Damascus (IraqiNews.com) – The death toll from the Islamic State gun attacks and suicide blasts in the southern Syrian city of Sweida on Wednesday rose to 215, Baghdad Today website quoted local media as saying.

The IS coordinated attacks —the worst in recent months— left 180 others wounded, according to the reports.

The extremist group had claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s deadly attacks in Sweida.

In a statement posted on its social media channels, the group said its “soldiers” carried out surprise attacks on government and security centers in Sweida, sparking clashes with Syrian troops and allied militias before detonating their explosive belts.

The United Nations in Syria condemned the terrorist bombings in Sweida city and called for the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure.

Islamic State lost nearly all the territory it once held in Syria last year in separate offensives by the Russian-backed army and a U.S.-backed militia alliance.

Since then, President Bashar al-Assad has gone on to crush the last remaining rebel enclaves near the cities of Damascus and Homs and swept rebels from the southwest.

After losing its strongholds in eastern Syria last year, Islamic State launched insurgency operations from pockets of territory in desert areas.


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  1. The end of Daesh the end of Israel the end of the wars in the world and the application of Islamic Sharia by the Arab countries before the lunar eclipse of 27.7.2018 to avoid the end of the Arab countries and the non-Arab countries by an earthquake 7 tsunami forest fire as in Greece or worse the deadly heatwave volcano meteorites so the end of the world to non muslims to convert to Islam to avoid hell.
    La fin de Daech la fin d’israél la fin des guerres dans le monde et l’application de la charia islamique par les pays arabes avant l’éclipse lunaire de 27.7.2018 pour éviter la fin des pays arabes et les pays non arabes par un séisme plus 7 tsunami feu de forêt comme en Grèce ou pire la canicule mortelle volcan les météorites si la fin du monde aux non musulmans de se convertir a l’islam pour éviter l’enfer.

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