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Syria: Multiple casualties as bomb blast destroys minibus in Homs01:00

Syria: Multiple casualties as bomb blast destroys minibus in Homs

Syrian Arab Republic, Homs
March 29, 2017 at 14:05 GMT -00:00 · Published

An estimated five people were killed and six more injured after an IED destroyed a minibus, at around noon, in Homs' al-Zahra neighbourhood, Wednesday.

The Homs governor Talal Barazi has stated in an interview that four of the passengers killed were female students.

The residents of the neighbourhood are majority Alawites, like the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

The explosion occurred as an evacuation of militants and civilians is underway in the last opposition-held district of Homs, al-Waer, after the Syrian government and fighters in Homs signed an agreement on March 13, with Russia acting as a guarantor.

Syria: Multiple casualties as bomb blast destroys minibus in Homs01:00
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An estimated five people were killed and six more injured after an IED destroyed a minibus, at around noon, in Homs' al-Zahra neighbourhood, Wednesday.

The Homs governor Talal Barazi has stated in an interview that four of the passengers killed were female students.

The residents of the neighbourhood are majority Alawites, like the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

The explosion occurred as an evacuation of militants and civilians is underway in the last opposition-held district of Homs, al-Waer, after the Syrian government and fighters in Homs signed an agreement on March 13, with Russia acting as a guarantor.

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