Suicide attack kills 3 at Christian massacre memorial in Syria
Three people were killed in northeast Syria on Sunday when a suicide
bomber attacked an event commemorating the massacre of Christians more
than a century ago, state media and a security source said.
attack in the city of Qamishli took place as locals gathered at a hall
to commemorate the deaths of tens of thousands of Christians by the
Ottoman army starting in 1915 in what is known as the Sayfo (“Sword”)
A photographer working with AFP
and attending the event said he heard the blast and saw pieces of flesh
lying next to damaged cars.