Four Children Dead in Syria School Bus Strike


At least four Syrian school children were killed and 10 wounded on Monday when a regime air strike hit their bus in the northwest of the country, a monitor said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of those wounded and killed when the Syrian air force hit a school bus near the village of Jubass in Idlib province were under the age of 10.

"The toll could go rise as there are serious injuries," said the monitor, which has a wide network of sources on the ground across Syria.

Idlib is largely in the hands of Syria's Al-Qaida franchise, Al-Nusra Front, which in recent weeks has fended off advances by rival rebel groups and now holds two strategic military bases in the province.

Syria's air force is a significant tool in the arsenal of President Bashar Assad, whose forces have fought a devastating conflict against insurgents since 2011.

Comments 3
Thumb chrisrushlau 22 December 2014, 19:56

The monitor was speaking from London where its body is located.

Thumb freedomarch 22 December 2014, 20:11

Ohh sor mr. Then everything is fine then.

Thumb freedomarch 22 December 2014, 20:13

Ohh sorry mr. Then everything is fine then.