Double bomb attack kills 22 in Homs: state TV

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 26, 2016 3:46 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A double bomb attack in the Syrian government-controlled city of Homs on Tuesday killed 22 people and wounded more than 100, Syrian state TV reported.

The governor of Homs said the initial attack was a car bomb that had targeted a security checkpoint. A suicide bomber then set off an explosive belt, state media reported.

(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Kevin Liffey)