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Simultaneous bombs hit army compounds in Aleppo

Sunday, September 09, 2012 - 01:05

Sept. 9 - Syrian TV airs footage of aftermath of bomb attacks on makeshift barracks and military police headquarters in Aleppo that killed dozens. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Syrian TV airs footage of the aftermath in Aleppo after two bombs exploded simultaneously Sunday night next to Syrian army compounds in Aleppo. The state news agency said an explosion near a hospital and a school in the Municipal Stadium district killed 17 people and wounded at least 40. Residents said the facilities were used to house soldiers fighting an 18-month uprising against Assad. A woman cries for her son who was killed in the blasts. The Free Syrian Army said in a statement that it carried out the Muncipal Stadium district attack, killing or wounding 200 troops. It said the bombs were planted inside the buildings in cooperation with a loyalist sympathiser.

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Simultaneous bombs hit army compounds in Aleppo

Sunday, September 09, 2012 - 01:05