• Kelowna's Homepage
  • Vernon's Homepage


Car bomb kills dozens outside mosque

Syrian activists say a car bomb at a mosque in a southern village has killed dozens of people, while state media confirms 3 killed in the attack in Daraa province.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which uses a wide network of local activists to track violence in the country, says 32 people were killed and dozens wounded in the blast in the village of Yadouda.

State-run TV confirmed there a car bomb went off outside a mosque in Yadouda, saying it killed at least three people.

An activist in southern Syria, Jamal al-Golani, said the car bomb exploded as worshippers were leaving the mosque after attending the Friday prayers.

He had a list of 18 names, saying they were killed in the blast.

Such attacks on mosques are not uncommon in Syria and the government and opposition have blamed each other for the blasts.


Comments on this story are pre-moderated to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Approval times will vary. Keep it clean, keep it civil, and stay on topic. Comments remain open for one day after a story is published. If you see a comment that you feel is inappropriate, please use the ‘flag’ feature. Comments appearing here are the opinions of the comment writer, not of Castanet.

More World News

London Webcam
Recent Trending
Member of the RTNDA