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Syria 31 people, including children, killed in bomb blasts near school

Oct 02, 2014    

Beirut Several children were among the 31 people killed in a pair of bombings near a school in the central Syrian city of Homs, a Syrian official said.Seventyfour others were injured in the blasts.The official said that 15 minutes after a car loaded with C4 explosives and gas cylinders blew up near the Akrima Makhzumi School in the Akrima Yadide district of Homs, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt.Akrima Yadide is a district mostly inhabited by members of President Bashar Assad's minority Alawite sect, and it was not the first time the Alawite neighbourhoods of Homs have been targete...

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