The civilians in their buses, mostly elderly, women and children, were guarded by “rebels” of Ahrar al Sham. They were hungry. Someone appeared on the scene and distributed crisps. When children flocked around the food distribution a blue car drove up and a very large explosion occurred. Four buses full of people and a number of cars were totally destroyed (Pics: 1, 2, 3)127 of the civilians, only a mile or two from the safe government area, were killed in the suicide attack including 95 children. Many more were wounded. An unknown number of Ahrar al Sham “rebel” guards were also killed.
0:00 “Dozens of supporters of president Bashar al-Assad are the latest victim of Syria’s brutal civil war.”
0:47 “A lot of issues here involve a sectarian nature of violence, the Syrian regime being predominantly Shia with Shia supporters and the rebels being Sunni”2:26 “Sunnis are leaving areas surrounded by Shias and Shias are leaving areas surrounded by Sunnis, the country is sort of splitting in two”