Deadly bomb blasts hit Syria military bus – BBC News

Oct 20, 2021

A double bomb attack on a military bus in central Damascus has killed 14 people, Syrian state media say.

Two explosive devices attached to the vehicle blew up as it passed under Jisr al-Rais during the morning rush hour, Sana news agency reported. Although Syria has been embroiled in civil war for a decade, such attacks in the capital are increasingly rare.

This is reportedly Damascus’ deadliest attack in since March 2017, when 31 people were killed in a suicide attack at the main court complex that was claimed by the jihadist group Islamic State.

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