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Bombs in Syrian city of Homs kill at least 17

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 5:25pm IST | Place: Beirut | Agency: Reuters

At least 17 people, including five children, were killed when two car bombs exploded near a busy roundabout in the central Syrian city of Homs on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.

One local security source gave a much higher death toll, saying 42 people had been killed.

The Observatory also said 80 people were wounded in the explosions in the mainly Alawite Zahraa neighbourhood.

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