Hospital bombing in southwestern Syria kills 30
Some 240,000 Syrians are believed to have been killed in the conflict so far. (AFP/File)
Dozens of people have reportedly been killed in a huge bomb explosion targeting pro-government forces in southwestern Syria.
The bomb attack on Wednesday hit a hospital in Harasta, a town located around ten kilometers from the capital Damascus in Rif Dimashq, killing at least 30 people and injuring tens of others, Sky News Arabia reported.
The attack came only few hours after a car bomb blew up among a gathering of Kurdish forces in al-Sinaa roundabout in Qamishli city located in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh near the border with Turkey.
The Daesh terrorist group said it was behind the morning attack which killed 16 people, including six civilians.
The conflict in Syria, which flared up in March 2011, has reportedly claimed more than 240,000 lives up until now.
The United Nations says the militancy has displaced more than 7.2 million Syrians internally, and compelled over four million others to take refuge in neighboring countries, including Jordan and Lebanon.
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