Assyrian Restaurants Bombed in Qamishli – Syria

One of the three Assyrian restaurant in Qamishli, Syria which were bombed.

One of the three Assyrian restaurant in Qamishli, Syria which were bombed.

31/12/15

Qamishli, Syria (AINA) — Three explosions targeted Assyrian businesses in Qamishli, Syria today. The first was at the Miami restaurant and the second at the Gabriel restaurant, both owned by Assyrians. The restaurants are in an Assyrian neighborhood and commercial district in the center of the city. The explosions at Miami and Gabriel restaurants occurred within minutes of each other.

A third attack targeted the Youth Restaurant, in the western part of Qamishli, which is also owned by Assyrians.

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According to a spokesman from the Assyrian Democratic Organization, ten people were killed in the three blasts and dozens were injured.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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