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8-Year-Old Girl Carries Out Suicide Bombing in Damascus

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An eight-year-old girl carried out a suicide bombing attack at a Damascus police station, according to SANA (the Syrian Arab News Agency) and as reported by RT.

The agency cited a source in the Damascus Police Command that reported, “Terrorists sent an eight-year-old girl with a small homemade bomb to a police station in the Midan neighborhood. When she entered the building, militants activated the explosive device with a remote control, the child died at the scene, one police officer suffered light injuries.”

The bombing has not been claimed by any group as yet. The girl reportedly came to the police station and said she was lost.

The blast killed her and lightly injured one policeman.

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Meira Svirsky

Meira Svirsky is the editor of ClarionProject.org