A suicide bomber set off a truck bomb outside offices of a Kurdish security agency in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State, IS, group.
The attack in northeastern city of Qamishli near the Turkish border hit a headquarters of the Asayish, an internal security force set up by the autonomous Kurdish administration that runs large areas of northern Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based group that monitors the war, said at least 11 people were killed and another 29 wounded. A Kurdish official put the initial death toll at 10 civilians and two members of the Asayish. Read more