March 2017 Damascus bombings
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|2017 Damascus bombings|
|Part of the Syrian Civil War|
Damascus highlighted within Syria
|Date||March 11, 2017 (first attack)|
March 15, 2017 (second and third attack)
|Deaths||74 (first attack)|
40 (second and third attack)
|Injured||120 (first attack)|
30+ (second and third attack) Total: 150+
|Perpetrator||Tahrir al-Sham (first attack) |
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (second and third attack)
In March 2017, three attacks occurred in the city of Damascus, Syria. The first happened on the March 11, when a double bomb suicide attack in the Old City of Damascus on Saturday killed dozens of people - mostly Iraqi Shia pilgrims - and wounded more than 100. The second and the third happened on the March 15, when two suicide bombers detonated their explosive vests in the capital's main judicial building and in a restaurant.
- "Twin bombing kills at least 40 in Damascus' Old City". Al-Jazeera. 2017-03-11. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
- "Syria war: Twin suicide attacks kill dozens in Damascus". Al-Jazeera. 15 March 2017. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
|Souqs and caravanserais|
|Culture and |
|Streets and squares|