#Pray - 41 Children Killed by Suicide Bomb Attack Near Syrian School October 2, 2014|9:20 am .... Official Syrian sources said that a car bomb and a suicide bomber caused the explosions as the children were coming out of school. ... Assad himself has been accused by the international community of severe human rights violations, such as using chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus in August 2013, which killed 1,429 people, including 426 children.
... The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which is monitoring the mounting number of casualties from the three-year-old Syrian civil war, said that the explosions occurred in the Ekrima neighborhood in Homs. It added that the death toll of 48 people is likely to go up, as there are also a number of seriously injured people. Official Syrian sources said that a car bomb and a suicide bomber caused the explosions as the children were coming out of school. ...
Hassan Aboud ... No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack that killed Hassan Aboud and other leading members of Ahrar al-Sham, part of the strongest front that challenged the Islamic State group, which holds wide swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria. But given that forces loyal to President Bashar Assad's government do not typically use suicide bombers, it appeared likely that forces in the murky mix of opposition fighters in Syria's 3-year-old civil war were involved.
An explosion ripped through a Lebanese bus carrying Shiite pilgrims in a central district of the Syrian capital, killing at least six people and wounded up to 20 Sunday. The cause of the blast was unclear. While a Twitter account associated with the Nusra Front claimed responsibility for the blast, saying a Saudi member of the group identified as Abu al-Ezz al-Ansari blew himself up inside the bus, Syrian media and the trip’s organizers say the blast was caused by an explosive device.
Hundreds protest in Syria's Homs after school bombing
FUCK EVERYTHING ABOUT WAR & VIOLENCE. There are not enough words in the dictionary that can effectively describe this man's agony. The power of the unspoken word reigns supreme as we are left squirming and questioning why we still allow such mindless violence. Image via Atlantic: A Syrian man cries while holding the body of his son near Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria, on October 3, 2012
By Francois Murphy and David Brunnstrom VIENNA (Reuters) - Russia, the United States and powers from Europe and the Middle East outlined a plan on Saturday for a political process in Syria leading to elections within two years, but differences remained on key issues such as President Bashar al-Assad's fate. A day after gunmen and suicide bombers went on a rampage through Paris, killing at least 127 people, foreign ministers and senior officials from more than a dozen countries agreed to…