Terrorist attacks in Homs and Aleppo claim one life, injure 40

Homs/Aleppo, SANA – 27 civilians were injured by a car bomb, made up of a minibus packed with 500 kg of explosives, that was detonated by terrorists near a school in Karm al-Lawz neighborhood in Homs city on Sunday.

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A police source told SANA that terrorists detonated a minibus near al-Buhturi School in  in Karm al-Lawz neighbourhood in Homs city, leaving 27 citizens injured, who were taken to nearby hospitals.

The source said the attack also caused heavy damage to the citizens’ cars, houses and shops.

Later, another terrorist bombing took place near the Fire Department’s building in al-Hadara Street at the southern entrance of Homs city.

A source in Homs province told SANA that terrorists detonated an explosive device which they had placed earlier inside a minibus near the Fire Department’s building.

The attack left 10 civilians injured and caused material damage in the area, the source said.

A medical source at al-Za’im Hospital, where the injured were taken, said five of the victims are women, noting that the women’s injuries are severe.


On a relevant note, one civilian was killed and three others were injured when terrorists fired rocket shells on Nile Street area in Aleppo city.

A source at the Police Command told SANA that terrorists located in Bani Zeid area fired rocket shells on Nile Street, claiming the life of one civilian and injuring three others who were rushed to al-Razi Hospital for treatment.

The source added that the attacks also caused considerable material damage to civilians’ homes and properties.

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