Top Syrian security official killed in Homs attack

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General Hassan Daboul, Chief of Provincial Military Security Unit in Homs, was reported dead in a suicide attack on Saturday. File photo

ARA News

At least six suicide attacks hit Syria’s central province of Homs on Saturday, killing over 40 people, including a top regime security official.

The attacks targeted two Syrian security centres.

“Six suicide bombers carried out the attacks,” the state-run SANA agency reported.

Local sources said that at least 42 people were killed in the attacks, including General Hassan Daboul, Chief of Provincial Military Security Unit in Homs.

It was not immediately clear who was behind the attacks.

Activists blamed Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants. However, the group has not issued any statement yet.

Reporting by: Laila Majdalawi | Source: ARA News & Agencies 

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