The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the several explosions that rocked a Damascus suburb and
The death toll according to state TV has risen to 50 people . 200 others were wounded 200
The Aamaq news agency, which is affiliated with the group, said two IS fighters detonated a car bomb before blowing up their explosive belts in Sayyida Zainab area , where Syria’s holiest Shiite shrine is located
Residents said the attack was about a kilometer (0.6 mile) from one Sayyida Zainab shrine
Suicide attacks last month claimed by ISIS in the district killed 60 people.
Sunday’s explosions came just hours after a twin bomb attack in the city of Homs which killed at least 46 people, according to the Observatory.