October 2012 Aleppo bombings

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October 2012 Aleppo bombings
Part of Syrian Civil War
Saadallah al-Jabiri square, Aleppo, after the explosion of October 2012.jpg
Location Aleppo, Syria
Date 3 October 2012
08:00 (UTC+3)
Target Saadallah Al-Jabiri Square
and the nearby areas
Attack type
3 suicide car bombs
Deaths 40 (mostly civilians)
Non-fatal injuries
Suspected perpetrators

On 3 October 2012, three suicide car bombs exploded at the eastern corner of the Saadallah Al-Jabiri Square and the nearby areas killing 40 people. At least 122 people were reported to be heavily injured. A speaker of the "Syrian Revolution Council" of the Free Syrian Army named Abu Firas al-Halabi has claimed responsibility for the attacks.[2] The bombs have targeted the Officers' club, the nearby buildings of the Touristic Hotel, the historic "Jouha Café" and the Mirage Hotel near Bab Jnen. Both of the hotels and the surrounding buildings were heavily damaged while the Jouha café was entirely destroyed. A Small building within the Officers' club was ruined as well.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 36°12′25″N 37°08′51″E / 36.20694°N 37.14750°E / 36.20694; 37.14750