14 people die at the attack against a military bus in Damascus

Death has broken back into the Syrian capital. This early morning, an attack with several explosives against a vehicle that transported Syrian army soldiers h

14 people die at the attack against a military bus in Damascus

Death has broken back into the Syrian capital. This early morning, an attack with several explosives against a vehicle that transported Syrian army soldiers has left a large part of them injured or dead. According to the Healthy State Agency, two explosive devices exploded at the bus pass at rush hour under the President's Bridge, at which time the neighbors come to work or school. Official media add that a third pump was deactivated by the security forces.

"It's a cowardly act," protested the chief of the Damascena Police Huson Jumma, in statements to the public television network. The uniformed asserted that police teams had worked intensely to cordon the area, comb it and make sure there would be no more risks for citizens. The agent explained that almost all deaths occurred in the act except one of the wounded, who died in the hospital shortly after the attack and raised the figure to 14.

In the attack images, disseminated by Syrian national television, a fully calcined bus is appreciated. The place of the sinister is a capital exchanger located at an important crossroads of the city, since it connects several routes of daily use. Quickly after the explosion, the cleaning services were stuck in erase the fingerprints of the event, as wanting to eliminate another sign that Syrian war is not over.

No group has claimed the action. Damascus attacks are atypical by the remoteness of the opposition and extremist groups such as the Islamic State. On the other hand, the Syrian army has intensified its rushes during the last weeks in the northwest of the country, where an amalgam of raised forces, some of Yihadist Court, and about three million civilians is concentrated. Four people died in an official air attack on the last Saturday in Sarmada.

As Sarmada, Ariha is another of the locations located in an area that the official forces aspire to take. Although Turkey has tried to boot Russia -Respaldo of the Syrian Government - a pact to avoid a great offensive, which may cause a new wave of refugees on Turkish soil, the official aviation hit with more and more assiduity points located around The M4 motorway. The Syrian government wants to control this strategic way that connects Aleppo with the Syrian coast.

The presence of more than 3.5 million Syrian Asylum seekers in Turkey has become a problem for its authorities as the domestic economy has worsened, and political parties opponents have waved the alert of anti-immigration discourse using this situation as a pretext. But, with non-definitive victory, but on the side of President Bashar Asad, there are majority the Syrians who refuse to return to their homes for the threat of poverty and reprisals.

The Human Rights Watch organization has published on Wednesday a report in which this conflict is precisely indicated. From 65 interviews with refugees who decided to return home from Lebanon and Jordan, HRW documents serious cases of abuse such as arbitrary arrests, extrajudicial executions, kidnappings, torture and widespread use of bribes and extortiones at the hands of forces Safety of the Syrian Government and its loyal forces.

Updated Date: 20 October 2021, 08:55

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