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Children among dozens dead in blasts outside two Syrian schools
Children among dozens dead in blasts outside two Syrian schools

A pair of bombs ripped through a school compound Wednesday in the government-controlled central Syrian city of Homs, killing at least 32 people, most of them children, and wounding scores of others, the state media reported. The pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the double blasts and reported a higher toll, saying at least 39 people were dead, including 30 children. Other unconfirmed reports indicated that at least 45 were killed, mostly children. State media said 115 people were injured. Hanaa Singer, representative in Syria for the United Nations' Children's Fund, labeled the attacks “a despicable act against innocent children,”...

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