Hospital and school are reported to be attacked in Aleppo: 27 people are killed
A bomb attack in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has killed at least 27 people in the latest attack of a series of bombings targeting the country over the past few weeks. Iranian Press TV informs about this.
As the source informs referring to the Syrian SANA news agency the terrorist attack in the municipal stadium district near Al-Haya hospital and Aleppo central hospital killed 27 people and wounded 64 others.
The attack, occurred late on Sunday, targeted a hospital and a school, which were reportedly being used to house government soldiers fighting against foreign-backed insurgents.
The blast took place in the Malaab al-Baladi neighborhood of Aleppo, which is located 355 kilometers north of Damascus.
According to Syrian source the force of the blast caused great damage to the nearby buildings and created a big crater in the ground. Bodies of women and children were buried under piles of debris.
Earlier in the day, four people were killed and 35 others wounded after a roadside bomb ripped through a bus in the central province of Homs.
Clashes in Syria have started since March, 2011. The rebels claim President Bashar al-Assad must resign and the latter refuses to do it. Syrian Government considers that the Western forces lead the Syrian rebels in their actions.