The explosion at the Palace of Justice in Damascus was an attempt of terrorists to destroy evidence of their crimes, told Syrian Minister of Justice Najm al-Ahmad.

 

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Such actions on the part of terrorists are not surprising because they speak the language of murders, explosions and destruction, al-Ahmad said.

 

According to the minister, the suicide bomber who carried out a terrorist attack on the Palace of Justice wanted to destroy documents and evidence of the crimes committed by Daesh in Syria.

 

On Wednesday, a suicide bomber caused an explosion in the Palace of Justice in Damascus killing at least 31 and injuring 60. Later, a second explosion occurred in a restaurant injuring 20 people.

 

The suicide bomber, who blew himself up at the entrance of the palace, was wearing a military uniform and didn’t cause any suspicion. Had he entered the building, the explosion would have been much more destructive, al-Ahmad said.

 

The two explosions on Wednesday took place four days after a deadly twin suicide blast in Damascus. On Saturday, two blasts occurred near Bab al-Saghir cemetery in Damascus. Syrian Interior Minister Mohammad Shaar confirmed that at least 40 people were killed and 120 injured as a result of the attack.

 

 

 

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