Twenty dead in Damascus mosque bombing: ISIS targets holiest Shia shrine in Syria in Ramadan terror outrage
Two bombs went off on Saturday killing at least eight people in Damascus
Shiite Muslims are often targeted by ISIS, which considers them heretics
Two bombs killed 20 people outside the Sayyida Zeinab mosque in Damascus, the holiest Shiite shrine in Syria.
The official SANA news agency said a suicide bomber and a car bomb struck at the entrance to the shrine, which is revered by Shiites around the world.
ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack. The group, sometimes known as Daesh, consider Shiites to be heretics.
But Syria’s Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi blamed Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, for being behind the ‘brutal massacres’.
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