Explosion claims lives of 10 civilians in Syria’s Homs

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Victims of car bomb explosion in Syria's Homs. File photo

ARA News

Damascus, Syria – At least ten civilians were killed in the city of Homs on Monday as a car bomb attack hit a populated areas in the city.

Speaking to ARA News from Homs, civil activist Omar Suleiman reported that a car bomb driven by a suicider, exploded in the main street of al-Arman neighbourhood of Homs.

Al-Arman neighbourhood falls under the control the Syrian regime’s military forces.

“The car bomb led to the death of ten people and injury of about twenty others, including women and children,” Suleiman said. “The injured were transferred to nearby hospitals in the city.”

Al-Arman’s attack came amid accusations from the Syrian regime’s media sources against al-Qaeda offshoot group of the Islamic State (IS) alongside with the military factions of the Syrian opposition of standing behind the attack, especially after the IS group took control of al-Sha’er gas field in Homs, central Syria.

 

Reporting by: Jawad al-Ali

Source: ARA News

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