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Report: 126 People Reportedly Killed In Syrian Bus Bombing

The attack also allegedly claimed the lives of 68 children.

April 16, 2017

According to a report by the BBC, a car filled with explosives hit busses filled with evacuees in Saturday's attacks. According to the report, 126 people were killed, including 68 children in a convoy near Aleppo. While Syrian State TV is blaming rebel groups, the BBC reports that there is not enough evidence to determine who was behind the attacks, and no group has come forward to claim responsibility.

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Pope Francis condemned the bombing during his Easter Sunday address, calling the attacks "vile." Those killed in the attacks were fleeing from four towns currently under siege. This story is still developing. To follow close reporting on the issue, go to the BBC and The New York Times

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Report: 126 People Reportedly Killed In Syrian Bus Bombing