View Full Version : Latakia Attacked By 'Moderate' Al Qaeda

Christie Brinkley
11-10-2015, 06:05 PM
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At least 16 all civilians killed and a further 53 injured.


Earlier on Tuesday, militants shelled the coastal Syrian city of Latakia, killing at least 16 and wounding 53, state media reported, in one of the deadliest attacks on the government stronghold in recent months.State news agency Sana said the shells were fired by militants affiliated with al-Qaida's branch in Syria, known as the Nusra Front, and the ultra-conservative Ahrar al-Sham group.
Syrian state TV said two shells hit an area near Tishrin University on Tuesday afternoon. TV footage showed at least one car on fire and several others, including a minibus, hit with shrapnel. Blood could be seen on the road.

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