Tuesday, 9th February 2016, a car bomb has rocked Syrian capital Damascus killing eight people.
OSINT reports indicate that the car bomb was targeted to hit a police officers’ club in central Damascus. Eight people were killed in the blast and 20 others were injured.
According to reports by a Syrian television, the blast occurred in Masaken Barzeh, a middle-class northern district in the Syrian capital, on Tuesday.
The bomb attack is the latest in a series of bombings mostly claimed by Takfiri militants fighting to topple the Syrian government.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Damascus police club bombing through their online propaganda channels.
Syria has been grappling with a foreign-backed militancy for nearly five years.
The violence surge has left more than 260,000 people killed and millions displaced since March 2011.