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Islamic State claims attack on Damascus police center
October 11, 2017 / 5:42 PM / a month ago

Islamic State claims attack on Damascus police center

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack on the police headquarters in central Damascus, the second such attack this month.

A statement on an Islamic State channel on the Telegram messaging service said three fighters carrying explosive belts and machine guns had attacked the police center.

Reporting by Ali Abdelatti in Cairo; Editing by Gareth Jones

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