BEIRUT Militants attacked Syrian protection forces in the western city of Homs on Saturday killing at minimum fourteen men and women, the Syrian Observatory for Human Legal rights claimed.
The seem of gunfire and explosions had been heard considering the fact that early in the working day and all those killed provided a senior officer, the British-primarily based war keep track of mentioned.
It was not immediately clear if the militants were being from Islamic State or other teams, it mentioned. IS have carried out bombing attacks in the city, which is beneath governing administration handle apart from for one particular besieged district held by much more moderate rebels.
A witness advised Reuters at minimum one particular suicide attack had strike governing administration targets within Homs and killed and wounded many men and women.
(Reporting by John Davison additional reporting by Ahmed Tolba in Cairo and Kinda Makieh in Damascus modifying by David Clarke)