Terrifying moment ISIS suicide bomber detonates himself in a crowd as people gather at the scene of a car bomb which had gone off moments earlier in Homs
- At least 16 people and 54 injured after twin blasts ripped through district
- ISIS bomber parked car and detonated 150kg of explosives near hospital
- He then set off his suicide belt as scores of people gathered at the scene
This is the shocking moment an ISIS suicide bomber blows himself up in a crowd which had gathered at the scene of a car bomb he detonated seconds earlier, killing at least 16 people.
The twin blasts happened near a hospital in the central Syrian city of Homs on Saturday.
Another 54 were wounded, some seriously, in the attack in the Al-Zahraa neighbourhood and were being treated at hospitals throughout the city.
The vehicle used in the attack was carrying at least 150kg of explosives, said Governor Talal Barazi.
In its statement, ISIS named the bomber as Abu Ahmed al-Homsi and said he parked the car and detonated it before then activating his explosives belt.
ISIS said the toll from the attack was more than 25 dead, with 70 wounded.
Firefighters, security forces and dozens of other men packed into the residential street where the blast occurred, searching for victims and seeking to rescue the injured.
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