The number of victims of the terrorist act committed in the vicinity of Aleppo on 15 April, reached 126 people, including at least 68 children. Hundreds more were injured in a powerful explosion in a convoy of buses carrying refugees, among them many wounded, and this means that the number of victims will increase.
Write about it on Sunday, April 16, foreign media and, in particular, the news service of the BBC.
The attack was carried out in the city Rashedin on the outskirts of Aleppo. Cificity attacked the convoy, which were evacuated from the province of Idlib supporters of the regime. The cause of the explosion of the column of buses was a car bomb.
The convoy was at least 5,000 civilians and several hundred Pro-government fighters were granted safe exit from two Shiite villages besieged by the rebels.
None of the terrorist groups has yet claimed responsibility for this crime, which, according to the authorities, was committed by a suicide bomber, writes the news Agency Reuters. Most opposition groups have condemned the attack, and the Free Syrian army called him a «betrayal».
Pope Francis referred to the attack in his Easter message, calling it a «cowardly crime» and calling on God to bring the «comfort and healing «beloved and tormented Syria.»
Several people, most of them children, were injured in the explosion of three mines on the Damascus Umayyad square. State TV blames «terrorists».