Two roadside bombs exploded on a road in Damascus throughout morning rush hour on Wednesday, destroying a bus carrying Syrian troops and leaving 14 folks lifeless and others wounded, Syrian state TV stated. A 3rd bomb was reportedly discovered and defused. “It’s a cowardly act,” Damascus police commander Maj. Gen. Hussein Jumaa advised state TV. No one has claimed accountability for the bombing, a uncommon assault inside Damascus.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces now management most of Syria, after assist from Russia and Iran, and a pullout of U.S. forces, allowed Assad to decimate teams of rebels and close by civilians. The battle, sparked by a brutal authorities crackdown on protesters in 2011, has left greater than 350,000 Syrians lifeless, whereas 5 million refugees fled the nation.
https://theweek.com/syria/1006204/twin-roadside-bombs-in-damascus-destroy-bus-carrying-syrian-troops-kill-14-state | Twin roadside bombs in Damascus destroy bus carrying Syrian troops, kill 14, state media says