Suicide bombers kill two police officers in Syria’s Tartous

Syrian army soldiers and civilians inspect the damage after explosions hit the Syrian city of Tartous, in this handout picture provided by SANA on May 23, 2016. (Reuters)

Syria's state news agency SANA confirmed on Sunday, that two security officers were killed during a double suicide bombing attack that struck the city of Tartus, located in the Syrian coast.

SANA reported that the two officers on patrol determined that two men walking on the city's corniche looked suspicious and approached them after midnight as residents were celebrating New Year's. The men then detonated explosive belts they were wearing, killing themselves and the two security men.

According to Reuters, there were some casualties.

[with agencies]

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:53 - GMT 06:53