Syria war: 112 dead in evacuation bus bombing, observers say

"Bodies lying on the side of the road, children among them" Photo by: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

A violent explosion shook the area of gathering of the buses of Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya, which has been stopped since the morning of yesterday Friday the 14th of April 2017 in al-Rashedin area at the western outskirts of Aleppo city, cross-sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the explosion was caused by a booby trapped vehicle targeted an area where the 75 buses and about 20 ambulances were gathered, these buses carry about 5000 persons of the towns of Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya which are inhabited by Shiite citizens in the northeastern countryside of Idlib, including about 1300 fighters of both towns loyal to the regime, where the sources confirmed that the number of people killed so far is 112persons, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.