The northeastern city of Qamishli in Hasakah province, Syria, has once again been the target of terrorists. This time two explosions have rocked the Assyrian neighborhood, destroying Joseph Bakery, with no reports yet one the second blase.
The bomb that targeted the bakery was placed on a bicycle and left in front of the store, killing 3 people and injuring another 10.
According to the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA), Joseph Bakery is the near the Miami restaurant, the site of the December 30, 2015 attack that killed 16 people.
AINA also reports that “after the attacks on December 30 Assyrian security forces, known as the Gozarto Protection Forces (GPF/Sootoro), set up checkpoints around the Al-Wusta neighborhood, the site of the restaurants and a purely Assyrian neighborhood. This led to clashes between GPF and the Kurdish YPG militia, who demanded the checkpoints be removed. One Assyrian fighter and three Kurdish fighters were killed in those clashes.”
Meanwhile, ISIS have claimed responsibility for the attack.