More than 110 dead in Syria in an attack against an army academy

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More than 110 people died on Thursday in an attack against a military academy in Syria, at the same time that Türkiye carried out attacks against kurdish areas in which they died at least 11 people.

The attack against a promotion ceremony for regime officials in Homs (central Syria) was attributed to “terrorist organizations” by the Syrian army, which promised to “firmly retaliate.” According to the army, the attack was carried out “with drones loaded with explosives.”

The attack left “112 dead, including 21 civilians” and at least 120 injured, According to a new report from Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (OSDH), an organization based in United Kingdom which has a wide network of sources in Syria.

The Syrian Minister of Health, Hassan al-Ghobash, announced a “preliminary” toll of 80 dead, “among them six women and six children,” and about 240 wounded.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Jihadist groups that control part of Syria sometimes use armed drones.

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