Syria’s Bus bombing

Syrias Bus bombing

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor

On April 15th a crowded bus convoy holding many civilians was bombed in a government held garage outside of Aleppo. 126 people are confirmed dead. The bus was meant to evacuate residents of Al Foua and Kefraya in Idlib province the bus was supposed to depart safely as part of a deal between the two sides of the civil war, the bombing stopped the evacuation of other refugees for around 48 hours. Neither side has claimed responsibility but the bus was carrying several hundred pro government fighters. As of April 19th the evacuation of civilians has resumed.