Three killed as bomb rips through bus in Syria

Damascus, Nov 20 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 11 wounded when a roadside bomb ripped through a bus in a suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus, Xinhua reported.

The blast took place near a church in Mashrou Dummar area. The vehicle was coming from the adjacent district of Masaken al−Haras or “Guards Housing” which is dominated by army and security members.
The regime of Syrian President Bashar al−Assad has been locked in a bloody conflict with anti−government forces since March 2011. According to UN estimates, around 35,000 people have been killed since the violence began.