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5 September 2016 Syria bombings

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Date  5 September 2016
Attack type  Suicide bombings
5 September 2016 Syria bombings
Location  Tartus, Homs, Damascus, and Hasakah, Syria
Weapons  Car bombs and explosive belts
Deaths  48–53 killed (at least one attacker also killed)
Perpetrators  Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

On 5 September 2016, suicide bombers simultaneously exploded in the Syrian cities of Tartus, Homs, Damascus, and Hasakah. A car bomb detonated on a coastal highway in Tartus, killing more than 5 people, followed by a suicide bomber exploding in the crowd gathering in the area. A car bomb then hit a Syrian Army checkpoint in the Zahra district of Homs and killed 2 soldiers. A motorcycle bomb detonated near an Asayish checkpoint in Hasakah and killed at least 5 people, with an explosion in the capital city of Damascus following soon after. Two explosions were said to hit a Russian naval base.

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