Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Syrian Rebels Bomb Funeral Procession in Damascus Killing 12 injuring Civilians 48

DAMASCUS, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Twelve people were killed and another 48 injured Tuesday when a car bomb ripped through a funeral procession for two people who were killed a day earlier by separate blasts in Damascus' suburb of Jaramana, the state TV said.

The 12 people were killed when a car bomb tore through the entrance of the cemetery of Jaramana while the mourners were entering it to bury two young men who were killed Monday night in a swift succession when their cars were blown off by explosive devices in Jaramana.

The two young men had been serving as members of Jaramana's local committees, groups of civilians from a certain neighborhood who get armed by the government to protect their area from the infiltration of armed insurgents. Read More