Government News: 3 killed in suicide attack on Syrian army site

A member of the Syrian pro-government forces raises the national flag atop a damaged building in the Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood on the southern outskirts of the capital Damascus on May 22, 2018. - The government seized earlier in the week the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and adjacent neighbourhoods of Tadamun and Hajar al-Aswad from the Islamic State (IS) group , putting Damascus fully under its control for the first time since 2012. (Photo by LOUAI BESHARA / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Government forces foiled an attack by a group of suicide bombers on a site in western Syria on Tuesday, killing three people and all militants, a state-run Syrian television channel reported.

The attack took place around 3:00 am local time (GMT GMT) near Tiba al-Imam in the northern Hama countryside.

The news channel quoted a military source as saying that “an armed terrorist group wearing the explosive belts .. Attack on one of our military points on the direction of the good Imam Brif Hama North.”

The statement added: “Immediately they were discovered from the guards of the point, and deal with them with fire, and the failure of the attack … The clash resulted in the rise of three martyrs and the killing of the entire elements of the terrorist group.”

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