Terrorist bombing carried out near buses transporting locals of Kefraya and al-Foua’a

Aleppo, SANA – A number of people were killed and scores more were injured in terrorist car bomb attack that took place in al-Rashideen area west of Aleppo near the buses which are transporting locals from the towns of Kefraya and al-Foua’a.

SANA’s correspondent in Aleppo said that terrorists detonated a car bomb in the area where buses and ambulances have been parked for more than 24 hours in al-Rashideen area to transport 5,000 citizens of Kefraya and al-Foua’a towns.

He added that the terrorist bombing claimed a number of lives and caused injuries to scores of civilians, most of them women and children, in addition to causing considerable damage to the buses and the ambulances.

The correspondent said that the terrorists managed to sneak the car bomb into the area by loading it with children’s food supplies.

A source at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) told SANA that the staff supervising the process of evacuating locals from Kefraya and al-Foua’a are present at the site of the attack and carrying out their duties according to available resources, adding that the SARC ambulances are all accounted for as a few of them sustained some damage, while 3 SARC members sustained wounds of moderate severity due to the attack.

Shaza / Hazem Sabbagh

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