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02 Mar 2019 | 02:01 AM UTC

Syria: Bomb attack kills eight people in Idlib (Idlib province) March 1

Syria News Alert

Bomb attack kills eight people, including suspected jihadists, and wounds 22 others in Idlib (Idlib province) March 1; Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) suspects Islamic State (IS) behind attack

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/1/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/8/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Damascus). COUNTRY/REGION Idlib (Idlib province)


A suspected militant detonated a body-borne improvised explosive device (BBIED) in a restaurant in Idlib (Idlib province) on Friday, March 1, killing at least eight people, including suspected jihadists, and wounding 22 others. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack; however, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that the suicide bomber was believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) group. Similar attacks are possible in Idlib over the near term.


IS has lost most of the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria after suffering major military defeats following its 2014 offensive.


Due to extremely poor security conditions, Western governments generally advise against all travel to Syria, with some banning travel to the country. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to any travel to Syria.


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