Syrian official television reported Friday that nine people were killed and tens others were wounded in a suicide attack in Al-Meidan neighborhood in Damascus.
The blast that fell near Zein Al-Abidine mosque targeted people who were leaving the mosque after completing the Friday prayers.
The Syrian television reported that the casualties included civilians and law enforcement personnel, adding that its crew was also shot at while covering the incident.
An official source told Al-Manar reporter that “an individual dressed with military uniform approached the law enforcement personnel while people were getting out of the mosque. One law enforcement member asked for his identity card, so he instantly blew himself up, killing and injuring a number of people.”