More than 100 killed in Syria bombings

More than 100 killed in Syria bombings

Over 100 people have been killed and 80 injured in Islamic State bombings in Syria.

The extremist group has claimed responsibility for a series of bomb blasts on Government strongholds this morning.

53 people were killed in the city of Jableh and another 48 died in Tartus - according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

Four bombings targeted bus stations in the port city of Tartous and in Jableh.

A news agency linked to so-called Islamic State said the jihadist group was behind the attacks.

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