In Syria’s Latakia explosion occurred near a mosque

In the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, an explosion occurred near a mosque. About it reports Reuters, citing Syrian state television.

As a result of the explosion several people were killed or injured, their number is not specified.

The explosion occurred at a time when people were leaving the mosque after prayers. Syrian state TV channel Ikhbariya calls the incident a terrorist attack, said the Agency.

Last week, may 23, in Syria a series of explosions in the Syrian coastal cities of Tartous and jableh. According to Al-Masdar, was rocked by seven explosions. According to the Syrian center of monitoring of observance of human rights, in a series of attacks killed more than 100 people.

Responsibility for the incident was assumed by the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia). The terrorists said that the attacks were directed against the alawites.