Death toll in Syria university blasts reaches 87
It remains unclear what caused the Tuesday blasts, whose aftermath was documented in videos posted online.
Beirut: Anti-regime activists say the death toll in two big explosions on the campus of a Syrian university has risen to 87. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday that the number of those killed in the blasts at Aleppo University could rise even further because medics have collected more unidentified body parts and some of the more than 150 injured are in critical condition.
It remains unclear what caused the Tuesday blasts, whose aftermath was documented in videos posted online and shown on Syrian state TV.
Anti-regime activists accused forces loyal to President Bashar Assad of launching airstrikes on the campus. The state news service said a "terrorist group" fired missiles.
The UN says more than 60,000 people have been killed since Syria's conflict began in March 2011.
- Soldier Inadvertently Crossed LoC, Pakistan Has Been Informed: Army
- After Cross-LoC Strikes, Indian High Commissioner Summoned By Pakistan
- 'Silly' Sam Allardyce Says Error of Judgment Led to Shock Exit
- Sam Allardyce Exit Leaves England a Laughing Stock Yet Again
- Bollywood Friday: Will Sushant Singh Rajput's MS Dhoni Live Up To The Expectations?
- MS Dhoni Biopic May be the Biggest Risk of Sushant Singh Rajput's Career
- Everybody Deserves to Know Dhoni's Inspiring Story: Bhumika Chawla
- Sushant Singh Rajput Talks about Dhoni, Bollywood In His First Selfie Interview